“For God so loved the world that he gave his only Son to us,” John 3:16.
Drawing from Scripture, literature, and personal experience, Fr. Rolheiser shows God’s love in such abundance that our souls yearn for that love. God lies inside us as an invitation that fully respects our freedom, never overpowers us, but also never goes away. The invitation lies there precisely like a baby lying helpless in the straw, gently beckoning us, but helpless in itself to make us pick it up.
For each day of Advent through the Octave of Christmas, Advent Daybreaks provides an opportunity for prayer and reflection on the coming of the messiah, the word made flesh.