A Penitent Blogger

Mindful of my imperfections, seeking to know Truth more deeply and to live Love more fully.

Quid sum miser tunc dicturus? Quem patronum rogaturus? Cum vix iustus sit securus?
Recordare, Iesu pie, Quod sum causa tuae viae: Ne me perdas illa die...

Saturday, December 18, 2004

God is

In today’s readings, God is referred to not just as "God" or "Lord," but as

the LORD our justice

the LORD… who brought the children of Israel out of the land of Egypt

the LORD…who brought the descendants of the house of Israel up from the land of the north

and our Lord Jesus Christ as

Emmanuel… God is with us.

These readings remind us that God does not exist as an abstraction: God exists as one who is real, active, salvific, and loving in our lives.