The Answer

Taken from another blog (thanks!).

Once a man asked Rabbi Joshua ben Karechah:

‘Why did God choose to speak to Moses out of a thorn bush?’

The Rabbi replied:

‘If he had chosen an olive tree or a bramble bush,
you would have asked the same question.
But I cannot leave you without an answer,
so I will say that God chose a wretched little thorn bush
in order to teach us that there is nowhere on Earth where God is not present.’

— Paul Coelhelo

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[QUESTION FOR DISCUSSION: How, where, or when have you found the presence of God?]


About Paul Wharton

I am a cradle Catholic, a native West Virginian, and a priest since April 24, 1982. Spiritual Direction has made a tremendous difference in my life and I encourage people to try it out. My motto is "Progress not perfection." I am grateful that God has done for me what I could not do for myself.
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