Tiny purple spears stood erect, their heads strained in one direction, as if intently listening. The Mother of Thyme had called a convocation.  The sight reminded me of the Church, an assembly called into being on the cross and the primary place where we meet Christ. It is in the assembly that we know who Christ is.

assemblyWhere did you get your concept of God?  Wasn’t it parents, teachers, friends, nature? And how do I reflect who God is? When I love others unconditionally, they have a better chance of knowing God’s unconditional life for them. When I sacrifice for a friend or relatives, that person understands a bit more of Christ’s sacrifice. When I share on a deep level, another sees more clearly how God in Christ is engaged with the world.

O God, as assembly, may we strain toward the completion of what we have been called to be:  people upon whom the Spirit has been poured, people waiting for “the coming of that great and glorious day of the Lord.”

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  1. sister Mary james kelly on July 29, 2015 at 1:52 pm

    Thanks, Sister! The image is a good one for me, Your musings
    jump start mine about Church.

  2. Sister Celine on July 30, 2015 at 9:24 pm

    Standing tall, faced in one direction…..great thought after our gathering in Worthington/Columbus.
    God is good all the time.

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