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Catching God’s answer

Catching God’s answer

Elio, one of the young boys in the afterschool at St. Ann’s, tells Jonathan Kozol that he prays with open hands. Why is that? Mr. Kozol asks. To catch God’s answer, Elio replies (page 132).

I get that. I have to admit that over the decades I have often contorted my psyche in order to catch God’s answer to my prayers. Some sign or message or direct guidance from God that I can draw on in order to move forward in a more intentional way. And over the decades – instead of finding answers, I have found more connection – with God, the Holy Spirit and the living Christ. And that deeper connection has proven to be gift beyond any measure – and more abiding than any answer I could hope for.

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