The saints share in God’s glory, for they are God’s new creation through Jesus Christ. This new creation radiates God’s glory, for God fills the saints with his grace. He shares his glory, his divine life, with those who are willing to receive it through the work and person of Jesus Christ. -from Now What? [...]
Francis of Assisi was a poor little man who astounded and inspired the Church by taking the gospel literally—not in a narrow fundamentalist sense, but by actually following all that Jesus said and did, joyfully, without limit and without a sense of self-importance. Serious illness brought the young Francis to see the emptiness of his frolicking [...]
Only mutual apology, healing, and forgiveness offer a sustainable future for humanity. Otherwise we are controlled by the past, individually and corporately. We all need to apologize, and we all need to forgive or this human project will surely self-destruct. No wonder that almost two-thirds of Jesus’ teaching is directly or indirectly about forgiveness. -from [...]
Menachem Av 25, 5775 · August 10, 2015 What is G‑d’s ultimate delight? That a human soul will build portals of light so that the Creator’s presence may shine into His creation. The Ultimate Delight That a breath from His essence will pull herself out from the mud and turn to Him in love. That [...]
"Each thing sings and each is silent. Each thing sings, pulsating with the life G‑d gives it. And each is silent, and the silence says, “I am just a thing that is. I simply am.” The silence is also G‑d. For He is the only one that can truly say, “I am.” Based on letters [...]
I believe in a “ God of Surprises “; yes, a God who recognises my giftedness, my talents; for this God calls me into relationship – warts and all ! However, if I am to grow into an authentic human being I was meant to be and created to be, I need to “let go” and “be” – for others !