Today's Scriptural Meditation Readings:
March 28, A.D. 2005
A brief reflection on today's Scripture passages:
The Church is not shy nor does she hold back her joy:
Alleluia, Alleluia, Alleluia!
Now at last the "Alleluia's" that were silenced during the 40 days of Lent
can burst forth!
And what about us? Are our hearts filled with Easter joy? If, perhaps, we
don't feel like we're so joyous, we mustn't wrongly judge that feelings have
something to do with the effectiveness of the Pascal mystery in our lives.
Wise spiritual teachers have long reminded us that love of God and neighbor
is not a matter of feelings, but of affective response. What then shall we
do, now that the Church's liturgy brilliantly confirms our faith in the
Divine Son of God? How shall we conduct our lives now that we dwell in
living hope because of the Resurrected Jesus? And finally, how are the
quality of our relationships changed because of the sacrificial love of
These are questions that are far more important to answer then those that
concern how we feel; they find expression in the way we live, and by the way
we love. Let us then, not be motivated by how we feel, but by what we know:
Jesus Christ is risen from the dead! Let us share the Good News!
- Donna Raye Nelson, OCDS
(drn3rd at hotmail dot com)
Lives of the saints:
Octave of Easter
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