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Being Formed

God, help me to think of my small, formless, imperfect soul as constantly subject to your loving, creative action, here and now, in all the bustle of my daily life, its ups and downs, its anxieties and tensions and its dreary, unspiritual stretches—and gradually giving it, through these things, its ordained form and significance. So that in all the events of my life, even the most trivial, I experience your pressure, Creative Artist.

-Evelyn Underhill, Meditations and Prayers

Can you imagine God as a great Creative Artist?  What would it mean to live with an awareness of God’s creative power continually forming and molding you?  Right in this very moment, how do you resist or yield to the holy transforming touch?

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