Gal. 4:4-7 4 But when the set time had fully come, God sent his Son, born of a woman, born under the law, 5 to redeem those under the law, that we might receive adoption to sonship. 6 Because you are his sons, God sent the Spirit of his Son into our hearts, the Spirit who calls out, “Abba,Father.” 7 So you are no longer a slave, but God’s child; and since you are his child, God has made you also an heir.
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She was five, sure of the facts, and recited them with slow solemnity convinced every word was revelation. She said, “they were so poor they had only peanut butter and jelly sandwiches to eat and they went a long way from home without getting lost. The lady rode a donkey, the man walked, and the baby was inside the lady. They had to stay in a stable with an ox and an ass (hee-hee) but the Three Rich Men found them because a star lighted the roof
Shepherds came and you could pet the sheep but not feed them. Then the baby was borned. And do you know who he was?” Her quarter eyes inflated to silver dollars, “The baby was God.” And she jumped in the air whirled round, dove into the sofa and buried her head under the cushion which is the only proper response to the Good News of the Incarnation.
Sign at entrance of monastery: Part 1 Silence and solitude are the environment in which the monks seek to respond to God’s call to love God and others. Far from being an escape or avoidance of people and the world, the monks here see their solitude and silence as a response to the deep needs of the world and its people.
Sign at entrance of monastery: Part 2 The life of the monastery is, then, to do in silence and separateness those things that will encourage people to turn to God in all things. It is a ministry, even a prophetic ministry, of presence in stillness.
6 Because you are his sons, God sent the Spirit of his Son into our hearts, the Spirit who calls out, “Abba,Father.” 7 So you are no longer a slave, but God’s child; and since you are his child, God has made you also an heir. Gal. 4:4-7
I am nothing. I have nothing. I desire nothing… except the love of Jesus. (Walter Hilton)