“Our waiting is always shaped by alertness to the Word. It is waiting in the knowledge that someone wants to address us. The question is, are we home? Are we at our address, ready to respond to the doorbell? We need to wait together, to keep each other at home spiritually, so that when the Word comes it can become flesh in us. That is why the Book of God is always in the midst of those who gather. We read the Word so that the Word can become flesh and have a whole new life in us” (Henri Nouwen).
Tomorrow, how will you not only hear the Word but obey it? How will you be transformed by it and weave it into the daily fabric of your lives?
Lord, help us not to be hearers only who go away unchanged but doers who are radically transformed by the same power that raised Jesus the Incarnate Word from the dead.