Out choices become mini-incarnations. How do we live out our choices now?
As discernment gains clarity there is still the question of which path to take.
When light shines in on our discernment we find hope.
God’s incarnation makes sacred our very decisions and even the process of discernment. Every decision we make becomes an incarnation, a little Christmas through which God enters the world.
People had to discern John the Baptist’s message. Was he the messiah? What were the signs they saw? Discernment includes many signs, consolation and desolation, and movements from the spirits that prepare the way to a choice.
God illumines a light into the world through the Annunciation. Mary’s yes comes in a place of freedom, hope, and not clinging. Ignatius gives us several exercises for making decisions with this kind of freedom.
What is this “secret” St Paul says God has revealed to all peoples? Tapping into it can be by way of Ignatian spirituality.
What does it meant to be “all things to all people”? God in all things includes you and me as well!
We should have respect and reverence for God, but can we call God a friend? Yes! And here’s why…