Day 32: Tower of Ivory, Pray for Us!

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The Light House of Alexandria was one of the seven wonders of the Ancient World, a mighty tower with a brilliant beacon leading ships safely into harbor. Mary towers over the rest of the human race, and is as pure and flawless as ivory, and leads us to the safe harbor of Christ. The purity of her love and the towering stature of her strength were at their zenith as she stood at the foot of the Cross. G. K. Chesterton in his poem “Towers of Time” wrote:  

There is never a crack in the ivory tower
Or a hinge to groan in the house of gold
Or a leaf of the rose in the wind to wither
And she grows young as the world grows old.
A Woman clothed with the sun returning
to clothe the sun when the sun is cold.

Mary, Tower of Ivory, Pray for the Church and the nation.

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