Contemplation

The Comfort of Weakness

Excerpt from Augustine's Confessions, Book 10; section 4. "I do Your bidding in word and deed alike. I do it beneath the protection of your wings, for the peril would be too great, if it were not that my soul has submitted to You and sought the shelter of Your wings and that my weakness… Continue reading The Comfort of Weakness

Contemplation

I wish I could hug God.

Does that sound shocking? Irreverent? The idea of "God" is often a far away, unreachable, impersonal object. An idea that is harsh, judgmental, even scary at times. If you're anything like me, then it can be a struggle to see God as loving, tender, gentle, compassionate, and warm. But "God" isn't supposed to be an… Continue reading I wish I could hug God.