The incarnation is the pivot point of history. God became man so that man could become God. Once you understand and accept this it’s like a thunderclap.
Durer’s “Adoration of the Trinity” captures some of the grandeur of Catholic faith
I spent a long time not believing it. When I found myself no longer able to deny it, it was like door being opened to a new understanding of reality. I now had to measure everything in my life and my mind and my world against the certainty that the immaterial and transcendent Origin of all that is had chosen to bridge the gap between Himself and His creation in order to heal the broken bond with man and give us a very simple message: Love one another as I have loved you. God showed us his face.
And then he left us a Church, and Himself in the Eucharist.