The Word Was Made Flesh…

Baby-Jesus

The Word Made Flesh   “And the Word became flesh and made his dwelling among us, and we saw his glory, the glory as of the Father’s only Son, full of grace and truth.”       John 1:14 St Joseph Edition of The New American Bible, 1991  The Word. All of creation came into being by the word of God: “Let there be…”.  His all-powerful word created the heavens and the earth and the seas and the mountains and all the variety of animals and plants. That very same all-powerful Word humbled itself and limited itself to become like us, to become a helpless and vulnerable baby, born not…continued

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Littleness and Greatness

“You have come down from the great heights of Your divinity to the mire of our humanity, because the lowness of my intellect could neither understand nor behold such height. In order that my littleness might see Your greatness, You became a little child, concealing the greatness of Your Deity in the littleness of our humanity.”  St Catherine of Sienna Divine Intimacy, Section 30

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Six Little Steps

“This union [with God] is accomplished by means of sanctifying grace, it grows with the fervent reception of the sacraments and with the generous practice of the virtues; it is established more firmly and strengthened by prayer, and is consolidated and preserved by recollection and detachment.” From Divine Intimacy, Section 25 Now, to apply that to ourselves, let’s break it down step by step. Maybe these little ideas will inspire you on how to make a little Christmas present to Jesus in the midst of the busyness. 1. Sanctifying grace – Check! That came to us through baptism. Easy. 2. Fervent…continued

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