God in others

Leading the first Compline of Advent this evening, I wondered how to share this quiet awe and sense of gratefulness I was feeling. Using Steve Brady’s BRF Advent book for the meditation, the early themes based on Genesis seemed too powerful for the message I was trying to express. In the end I used his reflection on the Garden of Eden , which cited the well-known verse “one is nearer God’s heart in a garden than anywhere else on earth”. He goes on to reflect that we are nearer God’s heart when we are close with other people, in God’s … Continue reading God in others