Today's Scriptural Meditation Readings:
November 20, A.D. 2002
A brief reflection on today's Scripture passages:
We have a 'show stopper' in today's first reading. What a
magnificent, overwhelming vision of heaven! Artists have it all over
photographers when it comes to the imagination! There are dreams --
and then there are dreams, of course. Some dreams are destructive and
frightening. The apocalyptic vision is awesome and inspiring, both
confusing and a cause for ecstasy in the beholder.
I strongly suggest that we spend time meditating today on the placid
sea, the exaltation of the four evangelists, the surging symphony of
praise night and day to the Deity. Then recite as a concluding prayer
the responsorial psalm from today's Liturgy.
The Gospel challenges us grateful, responsible use of the talents and
gifts God has entrusted to us. Time is so precious. Where does it go?
As we approach the end of Ordinary Time, we are symbolically facing
our own death and judgment.
- Msgr. Paul Whitmore (email@example.com)
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