Your word is a lamp for my feet and a light for my path. (Psalm 119)
No matter what is going on around me, or within me, the Holy Spirit can continue to coach me in true wisdom, as much as I open my heart to understanding. When our risen Lord questions Peter after breakfast beside the sea, we hear Peter’s impatience with being repeatedly asked the question, “Do you love me?” It seems that Jesus’ calling to Peter’s heart is being wasted. And yet, as time proceeded it is clear that in the secret places of his heart, even bumbling, impatient, disloyal Peter allowed the Holy Spirit to purify and instruct him in the wisdom of godly love and courage. This infusion of Holy Wisdom into his life was enough to carry him through his vigorous ministry as the first Bishop of the Church and his eventual martyrdom. Holy Spirit, in the secret of my heart teach me wisdom.
The Holy Spirit will teach you all things and remind you of all I have said to you. (Psalm 16)
I believe in Christ like I believe in the sun; not because I can see it, but by it I can see everything else. C.S. Lewis
Soli gloriam dei .
Beverly Illauq lives in Kemptville, Ontario, where she greets each morning by seeking the Gospel Mystery of the Day - the Word of the Lord for direct and practical application to the specific challenges & joys of the day.