Today's Scriptural Meditation Readings:
January 30 A..D. 2010
Scripture from today's Liturgy of the Word:
2 Samuel 12:1-7a, 10-17
Psalm 51:12-13, 14-15, 16-17
A reflection on today's Scripture:
Why are you terrified? (Mark 4:40)
Yes, why? What have you to be frightened of? Losing your job? Cancer? An illness in the family? Terrorists?
If we sat still for fifteen minutes, we could probably list a hundred different things to be frightened of. Some would cause minor anxiety; others would give us a full-out case of the heebie-jeebies. What then? Should we be afraid?
Jesus is with us. If He does not rebuke the winds that tear at us, it is because they have something to teach us. Or perhaps He uses them to drive us into Him, the shelter and the rock who saves us. Jesus is there and He is not asleep. He knows who we are and what we need to become the very best persons we can be. And He will provide it. And while everything storms and blows around us, He is there at the center - a core of peace, a place of calm, my strength, my rock of comfort, my God.
~ JuandelaCruz | email: sriddle415(at)yahoo(dot)com
Saturday, January 30, 2010
Saturday of the Third Week in Ordinary Time
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