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Archive for July 27th, 2021

God Speaks

MEDITATION:

Written by Dallas Willard (1935-2013), an American philosopher and writer on Christian spiritual formation.  This is an excerpt from his work “The Divine Conspiracy: Rediscovering Our Hidden Life in God.”

The God who hears is also one who speaks. He has spoken and is still speaking. Humanity remains his project, not its own, and his initiatives are always at work among us. He certainly “gives us space,” as we say, and this is essential. But he continues to speak in ways that serious inquirers can hear if they will. We need not stagger onward in darkness concerning what is truly good and really right. We need not fly upside down. There is a right-side-up, and we can find it. But we don’t have to. We are free. For now.

PRAYER:

Written by Clare of Assisi (1194-1253), the founder of the Poor Clares, a community dedicated to poverty, simplicity, and service.

What you hold may you always hold. What you do, may you always do and never abandon. But with swift pace, light step and unswerving feet, so that even your steps stir up no dust, Go forward, the spirit of our God has called you.

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