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The Sacred Romance


Written by Brent Curtis (1947-1998) a counselor and author and John Eldredge, a contemporary author. This is an excerpt from their book “The Sacred Romance: Drawing Closer to the Heart of God.

Our journey forward involves a letting go of all that once brought us life; the small story around us. We turn away from the familiar abiding places of the heart, the false selves we have lived out; the strengths we have used to make a place for ourselves and all our false loves. Instead, we venture forth in our hearts into the larger story, God’s story, and we trace the steps of the One who said, “Follow Me.” We stop pretending that life is better than it is, and that we are happier than we are. We lay it all aside and respond to his wooing. He is constantly wooing us on a journey, a sacred romance.


Written by Jerome (347-420), a Latin Catholic priest, confessor, theologian and historian.  He translated most of the Bible into Latin.

Lord, thou hast given us thy Word for a light to shine upon our path; grant us so to meditate on that Word, and to follow its teaching, that we may find in it the light that shines more and more until the perfect day; through Jesus Christ our Lord.

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