“God made the world beautiful because he loves us.”

 

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“A friend once told me the story of how she first met God. She doesn’t remember her age; it must have been about 4 or 5. Her family lived in the countryside on the rim of one of our big eastern cities. And one June evening, cloudless, moonless, with just the hint of a humid breeze, her father took her out into the back yard in the dark and told her to look up at the sky. From one horizon to the other, all across the black carpet of the night, were the stars — thousands of them, tens of thousands, in clusters and rivers of light. And in the quiet, her father said, ‘God made the world beautiful because he loves us.'”  (Archbishop Charles J. Chaput)

You can read his entire article here: “The Evidential Power of Beauty”

 

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