Remaining Obedient to God: Understanding the Tools of Our Enemies

Posted March 6, 2018 5:15 am by Father Nicholas Blackwell O. Carm.

Remaining Obedient to God: Understanding the Tools of Our Enemies

The Season of Lent can be seen through many different lenses, all correct and important. This diversity makes lent a truly rich season for any Christian willing to open themselves up to the experience it offers. Recently, my mind is on the idea of obedience as an important lens that lent offers us. The life of a Carmelite is rooted in allegiance to Jesus Christ. Allegiance requires one to remain obedient to their Lord. St. John of the Cross reminds us that obedience lived out in love allows one to grow in deeper union with Our Lord and Savior (The Dark Night, Book 1, prologue

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