Monday, April 24, 2017

realize

A friend wrote in.  She mentioned that she had been praying for God to be with her.  Then she realized that God was always with her, she just needed to be reminded of that.

Anthony deMello, in his book Awareness, tells the following story:

different cover, same book
Life is a banquet. And the tragedy is that most people are starving to death. That's what I 'm really talking about. There's a nice story about some people who were on a raft off the coast of Brazil perishing from thirst. They had no idea that the water they were floating on was fresh water. The river was coming out into the sea with such force that it went out for a couple of miles, so they had fresh water right there where they were. But they had no idea. In the same way, we're surrounded with joy, with happiness, with love. Most people have no idea of this whatsoever.

Friends, we don't need for God to be with us.  We need to wake up to the fact that he is with us, already.  He is all around us.

It's a beautiful day in God's world, be sure to see the good. 

1 comment:

Joanne Priester said...

Yes we r told that God is always with us but in my busy life n self-centeredness I must remember to take more time to be with Him