05 March 2015, The Tablet

Spiritual readings – 7 March 2015

It is as if a cloud hovers between us and God. From time to time that cloud of unknowing is pierced by a shaft of light which tells us something about God, though we do not see or touch him directly. It may be a moment of total happiness, an experience of true love, a discovery of the secrets locked away in the universe. Conversely, it may be in sorrow and sadness that we experience his presence. In ecstasies and agonies his voice is unmistakable to those prepared to listen and look.Cardinal Basil Hume   The Mystery of Love (Darton, Longman and Todd, 2004)I believe; in the great mystery of God’s plan, that for us and our salvation, Jesus the Man, Son of the Father, the Anointed of the Spirit, our Lord, Creator and Redeemer, was God revealed in flesh; that he worked openly
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