The one who excuses his neighbor will be excused by God, while the one who accuses his neighbor will find himself accused by God.
“God predestines no one to go to hell; for this, a willful turning away from God (a mortal sin) is necessary, and persistence in it until the end. In the Eucharistic liturgy and in the daily prayers of her faithful, the Church implores the mercy of God, who does not want ‘any to perish, but all to come to repentance.’” (CCC 1037)
If it is true that God loves us — indeed, that he is Love itself — then why shouldn’t he want to show himself to us?
Pick up something written by St. Augustine and “take and read.” You will not be disappointed.
“Lord God, in the simplicity of my heart I have gladly given you everything.”
Like the arms of the colonnade surrounding St. Peter’s, Christ longs to embrace the entire human race.