“…our hearts are made for communion…”
On a TV episode of “Animal Hoarders” a woman with a gazillion cats was asked why she had so many and her response was, “Cats won’t let you down like people will.” One can only imagine the painful experiences she’s had to arrive at such a statement! And yet despite the possibility of pain our hearts are made for communion which is the core of our relationships with others. Communion with someone does not mean agreeing with them all of the time or even at all but of being connected in such a way that one can actually hear the intentions of the heart behind those words. This requires listening without an agenda!
In counseling situations I have seen how the current culture of“Self” has confused our expectations concerning relationships and even our relationship with the Divine! Prayer is not for getting or for having our…
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