Thought for the Day – The Weekdays of Advent – 20 December
“God’s sign is His humility.
God’s sign is that He makes himself small.
He becomes a child.
He lets us touch him and He asks for our love.
How we would prefer a different sign,
an imposing, irresistible sign of God’s power and greatness!
But His sign summons us to faith and love
and thus it gives us hope – this is what God is like.
He has power, He is Goodness itself.
He invites us to become like Him.
Yes indeed, we become like God,
if we allow ourselves
to be shaped by this sign,
if we ourselves learn humility
and hence true greatness;
if we renounce violence
and use only the weapons
of truth and love.”
Pope Benedict XVI (2009)
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2 thoughts on “Thought for the Day – The Weekdays of Advent – 20 December – God’s Sign”
Amen very nice in hr GOD switch from death to rebirth wants us to understand is goes togheter remembers us catolics we seem to forget all young or old forgets often memorylos of all stress and deps
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You are so right Samo – we are born to go home – to die but live forever.
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