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By Joseph Ratzinger   
Sunday, 27 December 2009
The tree of life is not far from us, somewhere in a world we have lost. It has been established in our midst, not only as an image and sign, but as a reality. Jesus, who is himself the fruit of the tree of life, and life itself, has become so small that our hands can enclose him. He makes himself dependent on us in order to make us free and to raise us up from our “sickness where we fall down.” Let us not disappoint the trust he places in us. Let us place ourselves in his hands, just as he has placed himself in our hands!

 

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