Barriers and Boundaries

Barriers and Boundaries

“Surrender” is a positive word
in the language of spirituality.
It allows us to receive the gift of new life
in God’s saving action.

God wants to impregnate us with love.
All we need to do is surrender and say, with Mary,
“Thy will be done.”

Poverty is letting go.

Not to let go,
and to surrender to the will of God,
is to know misery and despair.

It is not important what we do;
what is important is what we drop.
We need to drop
the barriers and boundaries
that separate us from ourselves and from others.

Mary feeds the immortality of my soul.

In one basic way, we should all strive
to imitate Mary, because Mary
did what we all must do:
bear Christ in the world


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