Love Brings Us to Birth

Posted by Ilia Delio, OSF on Dec 25, 2019 5:00:00 AM

Photo by Batang Latagaw on UnsplashIf God is love and it is love that brings us to birth, then it is difficult to conceive of the Incarnation, the Word made flesh, in any other way but the way of love. Love is what brought this creation into being and love is what will bring creation to its fulfillment to celebrate and participate in the eternal love of the Trinity. How love completes that which is brought into being is the story of Jesus, is the story of us humans, and is the story of the whole evolutionary creation itself. Jesus, the Trinity of love, and the universe story belong together.

—from the book The Humility of God: A Franciscan Perspective  by Ilia Delio, OSF

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Categories: Jesus, Bonaventure, Francis of Assisi