Today's Scriptural Meditation Readings:
March 18, A.D. 2006
Scripture from today's Liturgy of the Word:
Micah 7:14-15. 18-20
Psalm 103:1-4, 9-12
Luke 15:1-3, 11-32
A brief reflection on today's Scripture passages:
"This Man Welcomes Sinners and Eats With Them. . ."
And all we can say to that is, "Praise the Lord!" Praise the God who
man who did not judge us unworthy, but finding us unworthy, reached out
us anyway. Praise the God who sent Love to the loveless, and Hope to
hopeless, and Faith to the faithless, all in the person of His Son, the
incarnation of Love and the theological virtues.
This man welcomes sinners, and so, if we are to imitate Him, must we.
must welcome sinners, we must make sinners feel loved. We must
sinners to the divine physician, without judgment, without limits.
". . . and eats with them." The hard part of this commandment of love
only must we welcome sinners, but we must spend time with them. We must
genuine love, not merely an effort at showing them the gospel truth. We
dine with people we might not choose to dine with, and we must share
people we would rather not.
The Father is prodigal in His love for us. We are called to show that
prodigality to all of His children.
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