Thursday, March 25, 2010
Is God Mad?
Such a bizzare notion of the Most High God to step into time from timelessness, into experience fom impassionate observation, into limited human knowledge from omniscience. To take on the body of a fetus in a womb, when the universe itself cannot contain Him was a folly as great as God Himself. To entrust His plan of Salvation to a woman who might have said, "No" as much as "Yes". To make Himself the subject of nurture within a family; we know what can happen in families, even the best. What did Larkin say about mum and dad?
The absolute absurdity of God throwing himself on the mercy of human nature which by its nature naturally rejects God.
How mad of God to entrust his mission to a Church which contains murderers, the power drunk, half crazed mad men, thieves and liars, gossips, traitors, adulterers and yes, even paedophiles. To place himself in the hands of priests where even the best in an instant can fall from being seeming shining angels of light to corrupt depravity.
Is He mad, or do I have to learn something of how much He risks for love me?
Posted by Fr Ray Blake