I was alerted that my friend "Diogenes" of Off The Record posted the following grand tidbit:
Posted Dec. 9, 2008 4:53 PM by Diogenes
According to the official Vatican translation, in a message about the Christian heritage of European culture, Pope Benedict XVI encouraged reflection upon "the ancient roots in which abundant lymph has flowed over the course of the centuries."
Hey, look: I know it was a long weekend. Let’s cut the poor translators a bit of slack.
But if you have "ancient roots" through which "abundant lymph" is flowing, please see a doctor, quickly.
Thanks be to God the Holy Father didn’t talk about the "dew" of the Holy Spirit… especially so close to Rorate Sunday in Advent.
After all, these words are way tooo haaard!