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Through Christ’s humble embrace of our humanity, he has made this courtship possible.
The courtship being fulfilled in the banquet feast we are all being called to (Mt 22: 1-14).
The world and our very lives are not ours to hold up. Teresa Benedicta of the Cross (Edith Stein) teaches us “It is necessary to put oneself entirely into God’s hands without any human assurances.
All the deeper and more beautiful the sense of being safe in Him.” A childlike heart is a way we say ‘yes’ to God, and allow Him to carry us, so we may be able to focus on his compassionate eyes.
Historically it meant ‘to give ear (obedire).’ To obey Christ is to listen to him. To hear the voice of our Bridegroom calls us into action like the wise virgins (Mt: 25: 1-13).
Teresa of Jesus, by her concept of the ‘Sacred Humanity of Christ.’ What does this devotion say to us today, in the postmodern world?
It shows us the humility of our God, and the lengthen He is willing to go to, to make known His love for us.
It is the face of Jesus, greeting us at the gate, that gives us the strength to open it (Rev.
3: 20) Humility creates within a person a perspective that allows her or him to see and know that the world around herself or himself does not depend upon them, and unlike Atlas, the presence of humility removes that burden from the person’s shoulders.