Sophie and Hans Scholl

Tears are Eucharist.”

 
Maggie Ross
The Fountain and the Furnace: The Way of Tears and Fire

Scholl

sophie

“My God, glorious Father,

transform this ground

into fertile earth

so your seeds may not fall in vain.

Let the longing grow

for you the Creator,

that they so often do not want to see.”

Sophie’s vocal prayer before her execution by the Nazis

from the movie Sophie Scholl: The Final Days

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