1 John 5:5-13
The phrase eternal life rolls of my tongue easily at mass, but less easily when a friend’s only son dies tragically. How does the mystery of eternal life explain seemingly senseless suffering and the cessation of a young, vibrant life? What, in fact gives life meaning? There is still much mystery to comprehend, about this life that comes from eternity, is visible beifly on this stage called earth, and then passes on into forever and ever. Holy Spirit, teach me about eternal life!
By this the love of God was revealed to us: God sent his Only Begotten Son into the world, so that we might have life through him. (1 John 4)
Soli ad gloriam dei
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Beverly Illauq lives in Kemptville, Ontario, where she greets each morning by seeking the Gospel Mystery of the Day - the Word of the Lord for direct and practical application to the specific challenges & joys of the day.