still in God’s presence

Today marks 134 years of Perpetual Adoration in my community’s chapel.

I am honored and amazed that I have had a small part in upholding this sacred tradition.  In the past year, I was also thrilled to play a role in the development of this book:

I will never understand how Christ is present in the Eucharist. I don’t really want to understand. Mystery and wonder seem to increase my faith, somehow.

What I know, though, is that Christ is present.  I experience a hushing presence of God in our adoration chapel that causes me to be still and pray.  It’s awesome and powerful.

I love God. And, I love the opportunity that adoration provides to uphold the ancient God-given order:

Be still and know that I am God!

I am exalted among the nations,

exalted on the earth.   Psalm 46:11

Thanks and Glory be to God! Amen! Amen!

6 thoughts on “still in God’s presence

  1. Awesome, I put a little quotable on my blog of this!
    Idk if you have heard the Fray’s new album, the last song is called “Be Still” and it is an awesome rendition of the psalm.

  2. An inspiring start for my day! Thank you Julia- At Chrisinte Center we say : “The Stillness call you.” In our Adoration Chapel that is very true. In the stillness of group meditation here, that is also true. How blest are we – who not seeing, believe. Cecy

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