Today's Scriptural Meditation Readings:
May 11 A..D. 2010
Scripture from today's Liturgy of the Word:
Psalm 138:1-2ab, 2cde-3, 7c-8
A reflection on today's Scripture:
But I tell you the truth, it is better for you that I go.
For if I do not go, the Advocate will not come to you.
I have always wondered why it was necessary for Jesus to "go" in order that the Holy Spirit might "come". Yet, that's what Jesus said.
Questioning things we don't understand often sends us on an expedition of sorts, to find answers. Reliable Bible commentaries sometime help to give us insight, while at other times we come face to face with the reality of our limitation as creatures and are instead wonderfully reminded about the infinite omnipotence of our Creator.
Today's search is a case in point, for there are no clear answers about why Jesus had to "go." Instead we are invited to accept God at His word, meaning that of His beloved Son, who has given us sufficient proof that He is trustworthy.
I'll keep wondering though and the wondering makes me yearn all the more for heaven where we will see God face to face and the mysteries of His love fully revealed.
The Lord is risen as He promised. Alleluia, Alleluia, Alleluia!
~ Donna Raye Nelson, OCDS | email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Tuesday, May 11, 2010
Tuesday of the Sixth Week of Easter
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