WHEN WE ARE in deep and growing union with God we begin to exult in the differences of others, just as God exults in the uniqueness of each of us. When we are in intimate relationship with God, we long passionately for the other person’s fulfillment in every way just as God longs for the healing and fulfillment of each of us.
—Flora Slosson Wuellner, Forgiveness the Passionate Journey: Nine Steps of Forgiving through Jesus’ Beatitudes (Upper Room Books, 2001)
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And all of us, with unveiled faces, seeing the glory of the Lord as though reflected in a mirror, are being transformed into the same image from one degree of glory to another; for this comes from the Lord, the Spirit.
—2 Corinthians 3:18 (NRSV)
Prayer for the Week
Holy One, give me guidance to listen, clarity to address my pain, and strength to forgive.
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