Today's Scriptural Meditation Readings:
March 13, A.D. 2008
Scripture from today's Liturgy of the Word:
Psalm 105:4-5, 6-7, 8-9
A reflection on today's Scripture:
In today's Gospel Jesus says, "Abraham your father rejoiced to see my day; he saw it and was glad." (John 8:56)
This gospel scene shows us something about the necessity of faith and how it colors our perception. To the unbelievers, Jesus' assertions regarding Himself and Abraham were not only boastful, but absurd.
By contrast we easily accept what Jesus says.
Having faith doesn't mean we stupidly accept what seems improbable, but instead are docile (in the good sense of the word) and let God's grace work in us. Faith goes beyond sense and reason and gives us access to the mysterious heart of Divine Mercy that we may see and be glad.
- Donna Nelson, OCDS |
email: drn3rd (at) hughes (dot) net
Thursday of the Fifth Week in Lent
Lives of the saints:
Full Scripture text from today's Liturgy of the Word:
(c) A.D. 1991-2003 The Way, The Truth, The Life. Permission granted to make reprints or to post the Daily Meditations on any web page, except for profit.
ARCHIVED Meditations at: ABCs Of Faith
Daily Meditations in English: at The Journey-Daily Meditations
Please pray the Liturgy of Hours, PC or Mobile Device: http://www.liturgyhours.org/
Please recommend our websites www.abcsoffaith.com and http://www.daily-meditations.org/ to your friends and Catholic webmasters.
See the meditations online at our Blog: http://dailymed.blogspot.com
(c)1986-2004 Reprints permitted except for profit. Credit required.