Wrestling with God and with Love:
Resistance and Surrender
Within Our Spiritual Journey
What do God and love ask of us? That can be answered in a single word, surrender.
But much inside of us resists, wanting its own way; so goes the journey. Jacob wrestled an entire night with God; the great prophets often said to God, “Thy will be changed”; Jesus himself sweated blood in Gethsemane, asking God to change his will; and even in our most intimate relationships, we still resist losing our independence.
Our journey in faith and in love is a constant struggle between resistance and surrender. What drives this? What is healthy and what is not? Understanding God, understanding ourselves, understanding our struggle, and understanding love.
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