The Divine Presence Acting In Us
Thursday, July 27 € The disciples approached him and said, "Why do you speak to them in parables?" He said to them in reply, "Because knowledge of the mysteries of the kingdom of heaven has been granted to you . . ." Matthew 13: 10-11
This does not mean we should not work to resolve our problems and those of others, but rather that we should not try to change other people and the world as if we were divinely appointed to do so ... The chief work of the transforming attitude of openness to God's will enables us to change. The secret power of the Holy Spirit, totally in the service of divine love, is working beyond appearances to bring about the final triumph, not of our particular interests, but of the kingdom of God.
Fr. Thomas Keating, O.C.S.O. The Kingdom Of God Is Like...
Jeremiah 2:1-3, 7-8, 12-13 * Psalm 36:6-11 Matthew 13:10-17