Today's Scriptural Meditation Readings:
Scripture from today's Liturgy of the Word:
Psalm 1:1-2, 3, 4 and 6
A reflection on today's Scripture:
In today's readings it is clear what we must not do if we want to inherit the kingdom of God.
How can we know if we are on the right track?
Thankfully we do have indicators of progress, signposts on the road to holiness.
Ask yourself this question:
"Do my life and all my actions reflect love, joy, peace, patient endurance, kindness, generosity, faith, mildness, and chastity?"
Those are the "Fruits of the Holy Spirit" -- evidence that the Word of God has taken root in our lives. Daily, let us examine our progress toward holiness. Tape a list of the Fruits of the Holy Spirit to your bathroom mirror as a reminder of how we must "look."
God has given us a share in His divinity. We may never see a halo in the mirror as we look at our reflections, but we should be able to see evidence of our cooperation with His grace:
- Donna Raye Nelson, OCDS
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Wednesday, October 15, 2008
Wednesday of the Twenty-eighth Week in Ordinary Time
St. Teresa of Jesus, virgin and doctor of the Church
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