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A Soul that doesn’t contemplate God.
The Son of Man hath not where to lay His head. - St. Matthew 8:20
This image reflects the tragedy of a soul that makes no time for God. What God creates and sees as beautiful can become abandoned & forsaken through simple neglect. Absolutely nothing else matters if we’re not God’s friends and don’t make a place for Him in our hearts.
There’s an empty chair, it should be His, but is it?
As a holy priest once taught my family—
We must receive God’s grace, we must live in God’s grace, and most importantly, we must die in God’s grace. - Father Joel McNeil
What abode do we make for God to rest within our soul?
The Wisdom of the poor is dependence upon God. The Wisdom of the Saints is friendship with God.
O God Almighty, we beseech Thee, do not leave to succumb to human dangers those who from Thee have had the happiness of being partakers of the Divine Nature. Through our Lord.. — Postcommunion, Twenty-Third Sunday after Pentecost
- Hugo, fellow partaker of the Divine Nature