The God Who Surprises Us

The God Who Surprises Us

“20 days ago I heard the call to follow God in the Focolari. I chose Him and to Him I want to give my whole self. I have no other plans in life than to do His Will. I would like to enter into the Focolari not for the joy or the beautiful atmosphere. I want to enter into the Focolari for Jesus Abandoned (on the Cross). The least I can do is to give my life in exchange for a little bit of His Immense Love.” My good friend Rino Zucchero wrote me these words when he had decided to consecrate his life to the Focolari movement. They echo the words of Psalm 116: “What will I give to the Lord for all he has given me?” (v. 12). At the beginning of every generous response to God’s call there seems to be an awareness that we are in debt; a debt that we can never repay....