Today's Scriptural Meditation Readings:
September 18, A.D. 2002
1 Corinthians 12:31--13:13
A brief reflection on today's Scripture passages:
Today's classic passage from Corinthians on love gives the picture of
the perfect Christian man or Christian woman -- patience, kindness,
humility, long-suffering. Obviously, no person could achieve that
state without a super-human power. And that's the point, of course.
There is no power on earth that can match the power of love. It is
the key to success in every situation, every relationship, every
endeavor, whether that endeavor be to reconcile with a friend, or to
plan for the restructuring of society. Love is like a precious stone
-- a ruby or a diamond. It has endless power to reflect the light, to
give joy to the beholder. Love is life itself, and God is always
trying to bring it out in us. That's what His grace can do. Without
love, we truly can do nothing, we are nothing at all!
- Msgr. Paul Whitmore (email@example.com)
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