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 My daughter & I were talking this morning about being wholly present & what this means.  I explained to her the contrasting view of being partially present or having our attention fragmented.  I explained that the opposite of being wholly present was when she might be trying to get my attention or ask a question at the same time that my 1 son is asking for a snack & the other is giving me a giant bear hug, with the phone ringing, my husband walking in the door asking what’s for dinner & the door bell ringing.  When all of that is happening, my attention is fragmented & I’m not wholly present with my daughter & her question to me.  She totally understood the fragmented attention thing.

I explained, however, that even though humans have very limited capacities to be wholly present with each other, God has no such limitations.  Indeed, the Trinity is always wholly present with us & what brings great delight to the Trinity is when we are wholly present with God.  In my journey so far, I’ve found that I need God’s help to be wholly present with God.  Nevertheless, it gives me great pleasure to be wholly present with God throughout each day – the fellowship that is available to us is nothing less than total euphoria because in God’s presence is fullness of joy.  Taste & see my friend, that God is truly good 🙂

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