Back in October, I posted this image of a statue of Mary in the Villa Doria-Pamfili in Rome. I complained that the poor situation of the statue was a sign of people’s difficulty in accepting love, and I thought to myself that this was also a sign of how few people cared about God these days.
In the last few months, someone must have taken pity on the poor statue, and the result was this amazing transformation:
It only took a little time and effort! I have a tendency to be a too cynical, and to look at a situation and think “That’s too bad, now it’s ruined”, and forget how easily so many things can be made new again if only we take the time and effort. +
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