Alpha and the Omega

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“God comes to you disguised as your life.” – Paula D’Arcy

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Listen to my song “How Magnificent, Wondrous and Glorious” by clicking HERE.

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Psalm 139:7

Where can I go from your spirit? From your presence, where can I flee?

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Yesterday I quoted Julian of Norwich: “The fullness of joy is to behold God in everything.”

This is also the spirituality of St. Ignatius which challenges us to encounter God in all things.

I think you would also find that St. Francis found God in all of creation.

In his Canticle of the Sun, he writes: “Be praised, my Lord, through all your creatures, especially through my lord Brother Sun…Sister Moon…Brother Wind…Sister Water”…and so on.

This whole idea is a game-changer.

God is not somewhere far, far away in some distant heaven.

God is both here, there and everywhere.

Inventor and visionary R. Buckminster Fuller once said, “God is a verb, not a noun.”

St. Paul said that in God “we live and move and have our being (Acts 17:28).

Scripture itself says that “God is love” (1 John 4:8).

And Jesuit theologian and scientist Pierre Teilhard de Chardin said, “Love is a sacred reserve of energy; it is like the blood of spiritual evolution.”

Allow yourself to bask in the Mystery of such a love – and rejoice!

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Listen to the song of the day “How Magnificent, Wondrous and Glorious” on the Mercy Reigns album by clicking HERE.

Stream and/or purchase my songs on Amazon Music by clicking HERE.

Purchase my new book “Listen to Your Heart: A Daily Devotional of Calling, Purpose and New Life” on Amazon by clicking HERE.

Purchase my book “Mercy Reigns: A Daily Devotional of Compassion, Comfort and Healing” on Amazon by clicking HERE.

Remember: God loves you!

About billtonnis

Child of God, Pastoral Minister, Chaplain, Music Minister, Jail Minister, singer-songwriter, author, activist, former radio news anchor, imperfect follower of Jesus inspired by God's unconditional love, proud uncle... what else is there?
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