“His purpose was for the nations to seek after God and perhaps feel their way toward him and find him–though he is not far from any one of us.
28‘For in Him we live and move and have our being.’ As some of your own poets have said, ‘We are His offspring.’
29Therefore, being offspring of God, we should not think that the Divine Being is like gold or silver or stone, an image formed by man’s skill and imagination.…
Without prayer/mediation our own habitual “ya but” will not yield to the experience of love, here and now.
It is a good news: pretend some openness; being tight causes birth-pains.
Do not fear, little flock, for your Father took delight to give you the kingdom.