Our Sense of Being Separate

Feeling separated from others is an emotion and thought that can consume us. But we need to keep remembering that we are in communion. Even when we feel that we are not part of a community (church, employment, neighborhood, relationships), we are still in communion. There is no way not to be in communion. Communion is the way of our universe. Communion is the way of our God. We are never a branch cut off from the vine. We are one body, the Body of Christ. Whether we realize it or not, the prayers and actions—even just the existence—of others impact us. In the same way, whatever we do, whatever we are, links us to the human family. Spend a few moments today enjoying the presence of your millions of unseen brothers and sisters.

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  1. Catherine L Schneider on February 23, 2023 at 7:41 am

    Good to remember we are always attached to the vine and to other branches!