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Turning to Look at God

God looks at us lovingly, searching for room in our hearts. Knowing this, how can we not turn our attention to God?

By: Wayne Simsic

Turning to Look at God: God looks at us lovingly, searching for room in our hearts. Knowing this, how can we not turn our attention to God? by Wayne Simsic

In the measure you desire Him, you will find Him. He so esteems our turning to look at Him. —St. Teresa of Avila, The Way of Perfection, 26.3

We may assume that we turn to God first in prayer, but Teresa [of Avila] emphasizes that it is God who first gazed at us, who first loved...

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