Where Love Can Lead

Posted by Murray Bodo, OFM on Feb 26, 2019 5:00:00 AM

Photo by Annie Spratt on UnsplashSlavish imitation is not what holiness is about, but rather it’s about learning to love God in our own time and place with its own sensibilities and ways of following in the footsteps of Jesus with all our heart and mind and soul. It’s about doing and making choices commensurate with our own capacities, our own strength and/or weakness of mind and body. We don’t have to be nutty to be a saint, but being in love with God will sometimes move us to do things that others will consider nutty or unbalanced.

—from Surrounded by Love: Seven Teachings from Saint Francis

 Seven Teachings from Saint Francis

 

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