Are Contemplatives Especially Weak or Do They Just Know It?

I find this to be a very thought provoking proposition. Perhaps we should all give it consideration.

Contemplative in the Mud

The longer I travel these roads, the more I’m convinced that God shows to contemplative souls many shortcuts. I don’t know if it’s because I am weak or because I have realized I’m weak; but I know that I’m weak and that I cannot do certain things.

For example, I can’t properly evaluate my actions in the light of the life to come and eternity, so Jesus comes to this weakness and will let me perceive the Church of Heaven present in this world, in some way of another.

Or again, I can’t treat my neighbours properly. I sin so much. I look the wrong way. I don’t want to rise from my bed to help. I pass by on the other side of the road. So Jesus comes to this weakness and will let me perceive his own self in and behind my neighbours. How much easier things…

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