“There is a voice that doesn’t use words. Listen.” – Rumi
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The law of the LORD is his joy; and on his law he meditates day and night. He is like a tree planted near streams of water, that yields its fruit in season.
The person today’s scripture is describing is said to be “blessed”.
The word blessed connotes someone who is happy and has many gifts.
However, the spiritual sense of this blessedness would not be about material gifts.
When someone is grounded in the law of God, one would certainly be grounded in love, compassion, and care for the marginalized.
You would be “like a tree planted near streams of water, that yields its fruit in season.”
Such a tree would be immersed in fertile ground.
This would describe a person who is immersed in the peace of daily communing with God or Love itself.
Some form of meditation such as Centering Prayer would be an essential practice.
These practices assist you in letting go of egocentric aims so that you are open to the aims of a Higher Power.
Then the fruit you would yield would be works that impart love, compassion, and care for all people.
As Jesus would put it, you would be “not far from the kingdom of God” (Mark 12:34).
You would be blessed with abundant life indeed.
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