A God of Paradox

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“For my thoughts are not your thoughts, nor are your ways my ways’, says the Lord” (Is 55:8). Well, these words from the prophet Isaiah should be humbling to say the least! If the way we think, or the many thoughts that flood our consciousness are not God’s thoughts, then how do we come to know the mind and heart of God? Added to this, we believe we know ways and means and yet often our ways are not God’s ways! How do we come to recognize in truth God’s ways? How do we sense that an idea or thought is from God, from the small still voice of the Spirit? Do we even ponder or reflect enough, asking ourselves what is God’s way or God’s thought on what to do in a specific situation? Are we ready to surrender our thoughts, to descend beneath the flow of thoughts, to dwell in the silence and to wait for the Word to speak?

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Twenty-Sixth Sunday in Ordinary Time

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 In other years: Saint Thérèse of the Child Jesus (1873-1897)
Readings of the day: RB 7:34
Mass: Ezekiel 18:25-28; Resp. Psalm 25; Philippians 2:1-11; Matthew 21:28-32
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