We Are Rich Soil for God's Word

Posted by Murray Bodo, OFM on Oct 22, 2019, 5:00:00 AM

Photo by Luke Carliff on UnsplashAll of us are invited to be rich soil for God’s word, and all of us have become rich soil in baptism. All of us have heard God’s word in Scripture, in nature, in prayer, and all of us experience intimacy with God, especially in the sacraments (the external signs of a deep, interior reality). What makes the difference is both in the fullness of our response and in the level of consciousness of what is really going on within us. The kingdom of heaven is already within and around us, but because of our often lukewarm response of heart and action, we don’t have eyes to see or ears to hear.

—from the book Mystics: Twelve Who Reveal God's Love by Murry Bodo, OFM

Mystics by Murray Bodo

Categories: Saints, mystics