The language of God


All of our lives, all of creation can be seen as communication from God to us. All of it, including ourselves, are the on-going words of God, His continual speaking. We may go our whole lives and not recognize the world as such, as the words of God. But, once our eyes are open to it, everything becomes a conversation with Him and from Him. That is why, when asked for proof of God, the first impulse is to point to everything.

The Communion, the bread and wine, is a call to recognize, in unity, the word of God in the elements. The bread and wine become a shared meaning that only God knows the depths of and which we only participate in partly. The bread and wine are His language which we attempt to speak in Communion with Him. These are our first words in our new birth.

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3 thoughts on “The language of God

  1. The existence of man or trees is no evidence for god. And I see you are a catholic, so you must believe the words a priest says over waffle and wine makes them become body and blood of a deity’s son, one whose existence is in doubt! And you say you searching for truth? Very interesting indeed

  2. That is why, when asked for proof of God, the first impulse is to point to everything.

    Lightning.
    Thor.

    Then there’s the sun. Plenty of cultures attribute that to their gods.

    Crops growing? Yep, gods.
    The “miracle” of child birth? Yep, gods.

    It’s a common theme.

    “All of our lives, all of creation can be seen as communication from Baal to us. All of it, including ourselves, are the on-going words of Baal, His continual speaking. We may go our whole lives and not recognize the world as such, as the words of Baal. But, once our eyes are open to it, everything becomes a conversation with Him and from Him. That is why, when asked for proof of Baal, the first impulse is to point to everything.”

    Of course, it doesn’t have to be Baal. It could be any one of hundreds of gods and goddesses that people have worships since forever.

    “We are all atheists about most of the gods that societies have ever believed in. Some of us just go one god further.” Richard Dawkins

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