Whatever we consent to embrace in life — including unwanted events that may cause us to suffer — adds to our lives a measure of love.
Question: My life lately has been a seemingly unending string of “unwanted events.” I keep thinking God is trying to teach me something, or worse, that He is punishing me for something (à la Job in the Old Testament!). It’s […]
We may not yet see it as being so, but whenever unwanted situations come along — stripping us of some beloved attachment — it is the operation of one world acting upon another. There is our familiar world, the one […]
If it weren’t that unwanted “things” come along as they do – reducing us to nothing — how would we ever realize that already living in us is everything needed to transcend all that we are.
If we look at (unexpected) events as something placed in our way, a troublesome time we must pile through on our way to some imagined peace to come, then we literally throw away the possibility of discovering that each moment, […]