Listening for God

by Jennifer Vasil As I experience Him, God’s pretty quiet. Even though it’s a consistent prayer of mine that I hear His voice, I don’t seem to do so very often, or if I do, it’s not something I’m aware of. I remind Him that I can be pretty dense and need Him to be blatantly obvious, as if my creator really needed that bit of information about me. Nevertheless. I seem to spend most of my time in our relationship being the one who does the talking, and that can get lonely. But... Read More
Posted by Cara Modisett at Monday, September 22, 2014
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Let the Mystery Be

by Robert Propst “Sin and grace and forgiveness and love and mercy and hell and heaven are all mysteries. If they were such that we could understand them, they wouldn’t be worth understanding.” I love those words by the great American writer, Flannery O’Connor. They speak to me about the role mystery plays in matters of faith. We live in a culture that has grown uncomfortable with mystery. We are rational people and we want answers and certainty. We want everything explained.... Read More
Posted by Cara Modisett at Monday, September 15, 2014
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Let the mystery be

“Sin and grace and forgiveness and love and mercy and hell and heaven are all mysteries. If they were such that we could understand them, they wouldn’t be worth understanding.”  I love those words by the great American writer, Flannery O’Connor. They speak to me about the role mystery plays in matters of faith. We live in a culture that has grown uncomfortable with mystery. We are rational people and we want answers and certainty. We want everything explained. Even things that are... Read More
Posted by Cara Modisett at Sunday, September 14, 2014
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