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Alan A MacKENZIE

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Letting Go Through The Darkness Of Faith, Alan A. Mackenzie Nov 2008

Letting Go Through The Darkness Of Faith, Alan A. Mackenzie

Alan A MacKENZIE

Our journey to God really is one of being stripped down and approaching in our vulnerability and weakness, in our disgrace (lack of grace). The important thing to understand is that, when we feel “in control” we are inevitably putting up barriers, making it more difficult for us to be aware of graciousness of God. It is when we are conscious of our own shortcomings and fragility, not a morbid self-pitying way but consciously acknowledging the totality of our personality that we tend to be mostly receptive to the promptings and presence of God’s spirit. This is a personal ...