THE EYES HAVE IT!
Thanks for the first-hand close-ups of the eyes, Benevolens.
Whatever color they take at any given moment, they are
beautiful eyes - his best feature, really, because they are
always so alive. Though his hair is, of course, uniquely
Well, both features and that heart-stopping smile, his other
best feature, were very much on show at the audience today.
Here are two choices by Paparatzifan:
How can a human being, soon to be 80, keep looking better
and better every day? Because he's really an angel and more!
What he said today that St. John Chrysostom said about St. Paul -
"He's greater than many angels and archangels" - would apply
to him as well. Holy men - human beings - should be,
by definition, greater than the angels and the archangels
because they have to overcome original sin and daily sin, whereas
after Lucifer, the celestial beings have presumably stayed in
celestial innocence and so have nothing to overcome!
[Modificato da TERESA BENEDETTA 25/10/2006 23.07]