Advent Receptivity

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“‘But what is this darkness?  What do you call it?  What is its name?’  The only name it has is ‘potential receptivity’, which certainly does not lack being nor is it deficient, but it is the potential of receptivity in which you will be perfected” (Sermons & Treatises, p.41).  These words of Meister Eckhart aptly speak of the interior landscape, the place where this Divine birth is to happen, the place of God’s new incarnation.  With this Second Sunday of Advent, we have the voice of John the Baptist speaking within the landscape of the soul: ‘Prepare the way of the Lord’.  John also cries out: ‘Repent’:  change your ways, change your attitude, your mindset, your rigid, narrow perspective, your harsh judgements. 

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Second Sunday of Advent

Lectio Divina

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RB: Ch 56 The Abbess's Table
Mass: Ba 5:1-9; Resp Ps 126; Ph 1:4-6, 8-11; Lk 3:1-6

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