The Heart of Matter: Noticing

Tuesday, May 17th

“It is important to return to the book of creation as the book of God because creation expresses God. Creation is not a backdrop for human drama but the disclosure of God’s identity.”
—Ilia Delio, “The Emergent Christ”

“Es importante que volvamos al libro de la creación como libro de Dios, porque la creación refleja a Dios. La creación no es el escenario donde ocurre el drama humano, sino la revelación de la propia identidad de Dios.”
—Ilia Delio, “The Emergent Christ”

Incarnational Practice: Noticing

This week we invite you to sit and notice the sounds and sights of nature. To sit and notice clouds slowly changing shape until they no longer look like themselves and disappear beyond the horizon. To sit and notice a bird singing until it finishes its song, To sit and notice the sun until it fully rises or fully sets. What is creation telling you about God?

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What is being revealed? What is being moved? What is being asked?

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  1. Darryl Nelson on May 24, 2022 at 8:30 am

    When I think of the age of the universe, the size of the Milky Way and it’s 100 billion stars, I am totally awestruck at my ability to reflect on this experience and to wonder at my place in this Cosmic schema. I never stop thinking about it and constantly give thanks for this ability to be able to do so.



  2. suzannersm38 on May 24, 2022 at 7:12 am

    So often I need to realise that I am not the centre of the Universe. I love all of these reflections that remind me of the colour of what might seem alien to me at first glance, but that is truly my kin, once I allow my blinkers relax.



  3. Barbara on May 20, 2022 at 10:56 am

    Spot on!



  4. Annmary Andrews pbvm on May 18, 2022 at 1:56 pm

    Revelation of God’s constant presence, felt moved to trust this presence and am asked to remain open to God’s unconditional love.



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