440th Meditation

“How I rejoice to be among you, hour by hour, day by day!” (Inner Word).

Our Father’s declarations of love are innumerable and move the heart.

If we human beings were to interiorise these words, a wonderful horizon would open up in our lives. Indeed, how different it is to live with the certainty of being children loved and sought after by God than to believe, as is so often the case, that we have to beg for love in order to feel valued! No, it is not necessary to fight for this love, it is already there, always and forever. It is indestructible! Only we ourselves can move away from God’s love, but without our Father ceasing to love us, because “God is love” (1Jn 4:8b). Read More

Chosen by God

Mt 1:18-23

This is how Jesus Christ came to be born. His mother Mary was betrothed to Joseph; but before they came to live together she was found to be with child through the Holy Spirit. Her husband Joseph, being an upright man and wanting to spare her disgrace, decided to divorce her informally. He had made up his mind to do this when suddenly the angel of the Lord appeared to him in a dream and said, ‘Joseph son of David, do not be afraid to take Mary home as your wife, because she has conceived what is in her by the Holy Spirit.

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