Each of you who has loved me has been God’s face for those moments
I like that wording more than, “I am loved,” or, “I am loved by God,” or even, “God loves me.” Feels more intimate, breathing with aliveness. “Am being.”
To listen with exquisite attention is a unique act of loving, never to happen again. Sacred
Whom shall I love? “Whichever one needs it most in the moment.” For she or he is the Christface set before me.
Coffee before the sun comes up. But there was no sunrise today. The gray dawn grew merely more brightly gray
[6 minute read] [see also resource index] [A shorter 1-minute version of below, extricated from any Dark Night contexts, is here.] Most narrowly, the phrase originates from a Spanish poem (Dark Night) centuries ago. Its author wrote explications of the poem which speak of two metaphorical nights that purge the soul to approach divine unionContinue reading “Dark Night of the Soul (4) – Introductory Musings: Exemplary Lessons?”