Come back to me with all your heart
God’s invitation to return. What does God ask of us ? How are we to return to God. Perhaps we attend a church each week and spend time in daily prayer. Why would God ask us to return when we are already part of the ‘family.’ We might consider that we spend our days ‘serving’ God.
Do we think ourselves to be an outsider, or unworthy of the experience of knowing God. Do we feel excluded or separated from the God of churches and religious communities? The reality is probably somewhere between these two. However, the invitation remains the same . . .
“Come back to me with all your heart”
Spend a few moments reflecting on this as you listen to the following song
Scripture reflection: Take the time to read this short story told by Jesus concerning two people. The first who was confident and certain in his faith and the second who felt separated from God.
click here for the passage.
In the light of the reading what effect does the following phrase, if any, have upon your thoughts.
“There is absolutely nothing we can do to make God love us more than God already does : and there is absolutely nothing we can do to make God love us less.”
Richard Rohr : pg 168 “Things Hidden : Scripture as Spirituality.”
Whilst listening to the following music, reflect on your relationship with God and God’s relationship with you, the God who is "closer to me than I am to myself”
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