Christ, our Light
Friday, March 26, 2010
Feast of Harriet Monsell of Clewer, Religious, 1883

The nearness of God may inspire awareness of his activity, mystery and order in the most ordinary and “non-sacred” places. Therefore, Christians working in any kind of college must pray for and cultivate delicate sensitivity to God’s unexpected disclosures in the ordinary and even in the profane areas of life. The temptation of those who exalt the unrestricted activity of God in any and all places is that they may become overly diffuse in their outlook, seeing him where he does not deign to disclose himself or scorning the customary or conventional places of public worship. These, strangely enough, are the places where the very distance of God leads us. [Continued tomorrow]
... Wallace Gray, “Philosophy and Worship” (see also Matt. 25:40; Ex. 3:1-5; Deut. 6:4-9; Matt. 10:42; Heb. 11:6; more at Awareness, God, Mystic, Prayer, Temptation, Worship)

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