Acts 19:1-8 & John 16:29-33
Even if humans were to become more humane, or global warming be averted, wealth distributed more fairly, or a cure for cancers of body and soul to be found... still not all ills of our existence on earth would be conquered. Jesus Christ is alone has conquered injustice, social disease, envy and greed, by allowing humanity to do its worst and then rising beyond death to live again in the glory of His light and Love. Am I still spending my time and energy to set the world right, or am I ready to look to the mercy and justice of God to overcome my own challenges. Christ Jesus, help me take courage because you have overcome the world.
Let those who are right with God be joyful. (Psalm 68)
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.