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Today's Scriptural Meditation Readings:

February 7, A.D. 2008


Scripture from today's Liturgy of the Word:

Deuteronomy 30:15-20
Psalm 1:1-2, 3, 4 and 6
Luke 9:22-25





A reflection on today's Scripture:

In today's First Reading we see an illustration of the importance of good decision-making.

Pivotal moments in our lives are sometimes recognized only in retrospect. In truth however, the way we live every moment has its immutable effect. Unfortunately we sometimes don't recognize that our decisions are either for good or evil, are life-giving or life-denying, a blessing or a curse. If we did, we would be much more careful, wouldn't we?

That is why daily reading of Holy Scripture is so important. It brings into our consciousness the reality of the important things in life and gives us the tools we need to sift out what is okay to set aside and what must be fiercely embraced.

In this season of grace may we have a renewed commitment to incorporate the Word of God into all our daily activities. Even with just a little familiarity with God's Word, you will find it beckoning you to live as you ought.

Hardly does a day go by that I don't hear this little recording going off in my head:

"Never let evil talk pass your lips, say only the good things men need to hear, things that will really help them." (see Ephesians 4:29)

Let the Word of God be an indispensable part of every moment of your day.

"I am setting before you life or death. Choose life, then." (see Deuteronomy 30:19)

- Donna Nelson, OCDS |
email: drn3rd(at)hughes(dot)net



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