EG 8: God’s Love

Vasnetsov_Maria_MagdaleneWrapping up the first sub-chapter in the introduction, “A Joy Ever New, A Joy Which Is Shared”

8. Thanks solely to this encounter – or renewed encounter – with God’s love, which blossoms into an enriching friendship, we are liberated from our narrowness and self-absorption. We become fully human when we become more than human, when we let God bring us beyond ourselves in order to attain the fullest truth of our being. Here we find the source and inspiration of all our efforts at evangelization. For if we have received the love which restores meaning to our lives, how can we fail to share that love with others?

The point of joy is that it become somewhat infectious, that this grace bears fruit in our lives, and makes in impact on others.

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Todd and his family live in Ames, Iowa. He serves a Catholic parish of both Iowa State students and town residents.
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