Yielding To Christianity

Patricia Hofer

The “wide-awake real” of consciousness

George MacDonald: “Let us in all the troubles of life remember–that our one lack is life–that what we need is more life–more of the life-making presence in us making us more, and more largely, alive. … He has the victory who, in the midst of pain and weakness, cries out, not for death, not for the repose of forgetfulness, but for strength to fight; for more power, more consciousness of being, more God in him;… Continue reading

God’s “visits”

GOD OFTEN VISITS US, BUT MOST OF THE TIME WE ARE NOT AT HOME. In this proverb, the French touch on something about our relationship with God that has challenged and perplexed Christians from the start, from the novices to the mystics. How can we know that God is visiting us?
–Describing such a visit, St. Teresa of Avila observed that “God so places Himself in the interior of that soul that when it returns… Continue reading

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