Today's Scriptural Meditation Readings:
December 11, A.D. 2002
A brief reflection on today's Scripture passages:
"I will give you rest."
Jesus says, "Come to me all you who are weak and heavily burdened."
He did not say turn to TM, massage therapy, or aromatherapy or any
number of other places people seem to find comfort.
He goes on to say, "Take my yoke upon you and learn from Me." What
should we learn from Him? We should learn how to love one another --
selflessly and to the death. We should learn how to teach one another
and how to help each other know when we are going astray. Mostly we
should learn from Him deep humility. We should imitate His deeply
humble, beautiful heart. We should enfold ourselves within it. This
is where true peace lays -- completely enfolded in Jesus Christ.
Without Him no peace exists that is worth having.
Without Jesus, Peace is meaningless; with Him, it is the path of the
Kingdom of Heaven.
JuandelaCruz, t.o.carm (email@example.com)
St. Damasus I, pope
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