Following Christ is an active pursuit. As St. Paul reminds us, ‘the only thing that counts is faith working through love.’ It is faith-driven love that guides us to engage in physical and spiritual works of mercy. And it is faith-driven mercy, not acts of self-justification, that leads to full and abundant life. Holy Spirit, let my faith continue to work through love.
I shall walk at liberty, for I have sought your precepts. (Psalm 119:45)
Concern yourself not with what you tried and failed in, but with what it is still possible for you to do.
St. John XXIII
Soli gloriam dei.
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.