Friday, March 18, 2016

Darkness to Light

"God wears himself out through the infinite thickness of time and space in order to reach the soul and to captivate it.  If it allows a pure and utter consent (though brief as a lightning flash) to be torn from it, then God conquers that soul.  And when it has become entirely his he abandons it.  He leaves it completely alone and it has in its turn, but gropingly, to cross the infinite thickness of time and space in search of him whom it loves.  It is thus that the soul, starting from the opposite end, makes the same journey that God made towards it.  And that is the cross."

                                 ~ Simone Weil, "Gravity and Grace"


  1. Hi Vicki! I read that we are all longing for the Lord. We came from Him and ache to return. Your passage here reminds me of that.
    Have a wonderful weekend :)

  2. Thanks for popping by and yes I understand the dark path....x