Sunday, May 20, 2018

Mountain-top experiences can happen anywhere

Morning: Psalm 118; Deuteronomy 16:9-12; Acts 4:18-21, 23-33

Iona – where some of us just went on retreat – is called a ‘thin place’; there, earth-bound spirits can soar to touch the divine.  But Jesus teaches the Samaritan woman that the attitude of your heart matters more than the place you’re in.  When your heart is open to the spirit and to truth, any place will do; all places are potentially ‘thin’ places.  Maybe people just go to Iona with an already open heart?  You don’t have to go there, or some other holy place, to find God … That can happen right here, within you.

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