I am reading this classic by Morton Kelsey. One portion struck me as particularly relevant to our discussion about God’s Nature and His desires.
We have a hard time accepting that God truly is Holy Self-Giving Love. On the one hand it sounds too good to be true, and we don’t want to be fooled.
On the other hand it is terribly disturbing. If God truly is Love, then we have no reason to hold back. Yet, if we allow ourselves to be taken by this Love it will surely disrupt our lives.
True Love is always disruptive. It shakes our ego and threatens our control. What could be more disruptive that Divine Love?
We might have a vested interest in holding on to our pictures of a wrathful God–one from whom we can justifiably keep a safe distance.
Here is a four-minute audio clip. It contains an amazing quote from Catherine of Siena. See what you think.