I am deeply reflective on the writings of Thomas Merton:
“So, faith comes from hearing, and
hearing through the word of Christ.” Romans 10:17
The Holy Spirit guides us in our lives;
Our listening important, for
the Spirit speaks through others.
We must be open to the Holy Spirit
and transform ourselves
to listen; the Spirit counsels love;
God’s word comes to us
through the Holy Spirit.
Our Pride brings us trouble;
our pride is a big problem;
we talk a lot and listen poorly.
Our character must include patience;
patience brings hope;
hope is the love of God.
When we love god, we receive