Living from God’s Presence

Christianity is not a cause we fight for. It is a relationship that we live from.

So, we are meant to live from approval, not for it.

Whenever we live for approval we work for something that already exists.

A conversation
“I do this so you will love me and reward me.” Says a person to God.

“I already love you and your reward is in my hand.” Replies God.

“Then how do I live now?”

“Let us love one another in close relationship.”

“But what shall I do. How shall I live?”

“By loving one another.”

“But what shall I do?”

“Any doing shall follow on from loving each other.”

“But what shall I end up doing?”

“Love me, trust me and you shall see!”

“Oh. This sounds all too hard for me!”

“Can’t you love & trust me?”

“Yes, but…I need to know how I shall live. Where will my money come from?”

“Love & trust me. Actually it is really very simple.”

“I’m still not sure. I’m frightened!”

“Do not be afraid. I love you and will provide for you.”

“Thank you. I will try!”

Practicing God’s Presence
An excellent source for further research into this foundational area of Christianity is a little book called The Practice of The Presence & The Spiritual Maxims by Brother Lawrence. Published by Cosimo Classics.

I have found that purposeful contemplation over its’ pages releases an abundance of rich spiritual depths, despite the antiquated English, originally translated from French.

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