Capsule for the Day
Trust is the bedrock of a meaningful and healthy relationship. We trust not because we are certain, but we are certain because we trust. And this is the attitude of little children... more and more Jesus refers to them: "unless you become like a little child you can't enter the kingdom of God".
What is the connection between trust and the Kingdom of God? The answer is simple, the Kingdom of God is God's Presence with its effects of healing and restoration to wholeness. Without trust; we become afraid of God, we run away from His Kingdom like Adam and Eve did in the Garden.
What then becomes of us when we run away from God? The consequences are enormous. We keep running away from ourselves... We hide, we distance ourselves from our loved ones; they become suspicious and we distrust them... and it goes on and on. But trust heals these consequences.
Fr. Francis Afu