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Today's Scriptural Meditation Readings:

March 6, A.D. 2008


Scripture from today's Liturgy of the Word:

Exodus 32:7-14
Psalm 106:19-20, 21-22, 23
John 5:31-47





A reflection on today's Scripture:

Today's Responsorial Psalm has some pretty unusual words that at first sound kind of humorous, but when examined closely they tell the tragedy of each of us who gives up access to God for some worthless thing.

Normally we wouldn't think of our everyday decisions about the use of our time as being so weighty, but aren't they? Isn't it just as devastating to waste time on useless things instead of things that really matter?

How many, many times I've found the strength and energy at the end of a long and busy working day to scan the web (in the name of relaxation) for the latest news, my e-mail, transactions on eBay etcetera, instead of giving even a portion of that time to God! Too many times, Lord—too many times!

Let us then reflect on the words of Holy Scripture that tell us the great loss of the Israelites and recognize in our own behavior how in our own age and time, we suffer similar loss"
"They exchanged their glory
for the image of a grass-eating bullock." (Psalm 106:20)

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



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