HOW GREAT THE GIFTS GOD HAS BESTOWED ON US

Ours is the task to reflect as far as we can the attributes, the possession of which unites us with our Maker;

           Having created the world and all that liveth and moveth therein, He, through the direct operation of His unconstrained and sovereign Will, chose to confer upon man the unique distinction and capacity to know Him and to love Him – a capacity that must needs be regarded as the generating impulse and the primary purpose underlying the whole of creation…. Upon the inmost reality of each and every created thing He hath shed the light of one of His names, and made it a recipient of the glory of one of His attributes.  Upon the reality of man, however, He hath focused the radiance of all of His names and attributes, and made it a mirror of His own Self.    GL p.65

Looking around our agonized planet we can see how great is the gap between what might be and what is.

 

 

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