Posts Tagged ‘demi-Catholic’

Often I talk about being a ‘demi-Catholic’, so it may not surprise you that I was excited to find a small chapel at the Catholic bookstore across the street from my work. It took a few weeks, but I finally started to develop a habit of going over to spend time alone with God. Pope Benedict in all his cardboard-cut-out glory greets me at the door, and I slip into the chapel. In its silence, dotted as it was with other seekers of God’s presence, I felt peace. Away from the noise, the busyness and pressure of the world, at the only place that mattered and to hear the only One who matters.

A thought struck me (not my own of course but one from God). I realized that seeking God’s presence in a chapel or church is too small a thing. Why? Because the kingdom of God is in us.