Today's Scriptural Meditation Readings:
April 4, A.D. 2006
Scripture from today's Liturgy of the Word:
Psalm 102:2-3, 16-21
A brief reflection on today's Scripture passages:
In today's first reading we hear what happened to the Israelites when
complained against the Lord. It is a good lesson to hear, to be
the times when we have been ungrateful and what the Lord could do to us
The difference between our complaining and that of the Israelites may
reality be miniscule. We might not be complaining AGAINST God, but TO
However, rather than risk the Lord's wrath which can send down seraph
serpents (even the thought of which, scares me to death), I'm going to
to have a more habitually grateful heart.
That doesn't mean I won't share with the Lord my distressing thoughts
trials of my day, but will instead be mindful of His merciful help and
lost I am without it.
Let us pray for patience and long-suffering in memory of Him who even
this moment restrains His rightful wrath.
- Donna Nelson, OCDS
(drn3rd at hotmail dot com)
Tuesday of the Fifth Week of Lent
St. Isidore, bishop and doctor of the Church
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