One sister shared the following reflection with us from the third LCWR session:
Today’s prayer invited us to surrender — to hand over our desires so that God’s will, not ours, be done–to give up our fears and limitations so that we can fall fully into Love. The panel of Tom Fox, Jennifer Gordon SCL, and Jamie L. Manson were both affirming and challenging, asking
“Why live this life if not from the liminal edge?”
“Is this a risk of generosity of spirit?”
“How will you use your wisdom and experience to mentor the younger members of the church who are giving their lives in service?” and
“Are you aware that you are living the Mystery of God most publicaly?”
Ample food for prayer and thought for a lifetime….
In his remarks, NCR’s Tom Fox told those assembled
“It’s very, very important for you to know that you are the most prayerful, the most experienced, the most professional, the most learned, the most creative women to sit under one roof at any time in history.”
“And you must understand the obligations and the responsibilities that entails. You are speaking for the future and you are speaking to give us hope.” Click here to read the full article.