When we take our seat at this table we are required to let go of the stones of expectation that we carry. That is the cost of being at this feast. In exchange for our seat, we take on the expectations of the Holy One.
“The word is near you, in your mouth and in your heart” (Rom 10:8).
This is the good news. You don’t have to search far and wide, high and low, near and far for God, as if by knowing enough, or achieving enough, or helping enough, or building up enough virtue and goodness you could find God. You are already enough.”