See Things as We Are

See Things as We Are

Whatever ideals we might ascribe to God’s nature (perfect love, justice, mercy, and wisdom), we also often project our own temperamental, judgmental, impatient, and impotent qualities. Inevitably, we don’t see God as God is, we see God as we are. 

Except this seems only half true. We readily imagine that God exhibits our worst tendencies. But we are less apt to perceive our best impulses and character traits as reflecting divine nature. 

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