The fifth in a series of posts on companionship and the spiritual journey. Please pass along to those you consider companions on your journey into the fullness of God. There are two paths into the presence of the God I’m leading you toward.
One is the path of renunciation—the complete dedication of yourself to the relational life of prayer and service.
The other is the path of loving another so deeply and completely that you are initiated into the love of God.
Both are valid, and both can be vibrant. But for most of us, the second is the best path for us, even if we’ve not yet found our way into the kind of loving relationships we’re looking for.
To be continued . . .