There is another understanding of Providence, more common in the Eastern Fathers, in which God’s work in our lives is seen as far more creative. There is not one route, but one destination. Thus if we make a wrong turn, God is quite capable of continuing to bring us to union with Him. The problem is not that of a route, but of our heart.
Tuesday, November 3, 2009
Wrong Turns and the Providence of God
Father Stephen at Glory to God for All Things has written a helpful post on God and our wrong decisions. In part, he writes,