Always room for dessert!

July 16th, 2012 | Posted by Sr. Mary Valerie Schneider in Uncategorized

I’m never so full that I can’t enjoy blueberry pie, coconut candy, lemon meringue, berries and ice cream, or anything else that’s sweet. While some have a sweet tooth, I boast a whole mouthful of sweet teeth. There’s always room for dessert.

In my life of prayer, too, I long for the sweets, and God may set before me dainties. For example, the time of prayer goes quickly, I am moved by a religious song, I feel very loved by God, and I may even hear the voice of God. These mystical experiences are the desserts in our Christian diet. Such spiritual “highs” are God’s way of drawing us closer. Once we experience them, we want more. There’s always room for such spiritual “desserts.”

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  • Sr. Berneta says:

    I love those “spiritual desserts” too, but sometimes God knows we also need spinach in our spiritual diets so that we can enjoy the desserts even more.



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