Jesus On Seeking Places Of Honour


Extract

Jesus said, “When you give a luncheon or a dinner, do not invite your friends or your brothers or your relatives or rich neighbours, otherwise they may also invite you in return and that will be your repayment…  invite the poor, the crippled, the lame, the blind, and you will be blessed, since they do not have the means to repay you…” (Luke 14:12-14)

ThoughtsThought

If we follow Jesus’ advice, we will receive our repayment in the next world but we must be sure to create a large debt, today.

ReflectionsReflection

Lord Jesus, use me today to comfort the poor, crippled, lame and blind.

Prayer: My Life (St Theresa of Lisieux)

My life is but an instant, a passing hour.
My life is but a day that escapes and flies away.
O my God, you know that to love you on earth
– I only have today.

Lord, what does it matter if the future is gloomy?
To pray for tomorrow, O no, I cannot!
Keep my heart pure, cover me with your shadow
– Just for today.

O Divine Pilot, whose hand guides me.
I’m soon to see you on the eternal shore.
Guide my little boat over the stormy waves in peace
– Just for today.

Private-MomentsPrivate Moments
Music: Holy Family

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Fr John’s Weekly:

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Almighty God, thank you for this new day. Bless me and keep me safe.