The Mystery of the Trinity

Posted by Franciscan Media on Oct 8, 2017 5:45:00 AM

The Mystery of the Trinity | Image: Wikimedia CommonsOne of the gifts in my life for which I am most grateful is the way I was taught about the Blessed Trinity. Others have told me that, early on, they got the message that God’s Trinity is a mystery we could never fathom, so they draw the conclusion, why bother? When I was told of this mystery, it was always in a tone that invited me to explore it—the task not of a lifetime only but of eternal life, life beyond time. My life of prayer has been just this exploration, and it continues to be so. In fact, now in my eighties, I feel I’ve barely begun.

—from the book The Way of Silence: Engaging the Sacred in Daily Life, by Brother David Steindl-Rast

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