By Barbara E. Reid,Cardinal Francis George
In Abiding Word, Barbara Reid, OP, takes the Sunday adventure to each day with obtainable weekly meditations at the Lectionary readings of 12 months C. This selection of articles, together with Scripture readings for Sundays and solemnities via reflections, permits readers to meditate at the connection among the sacred textual content and their day-by-day lives. residing with the observe daily invitations us right into a nearer dating with Christ, the God who grew to become flesh. Barbara Reid is understood for her contributions to The note, a broadly learn column in the US journal. Abiding Word showcases a few of her most interesting entries.
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Extra resources for Abiding Word. Sunday Reflections for Year C
Moreover, Peter finds that this man prays constantly and gives alms generously (v. 2). Peter has to admit to all in the house that whoever fears God and acts uprightly is “acceptable” to God. ” While this is a great breakthrough for Peter, his recognition of Cornelius as “acceptable” is not exactly a ringing endorsement. Might there be a hint in Peter’s statement that he still considers himself among “God’s favorites,” and that he thinks of Cornelius more like a stepbrother who certainly could not displace him in the divine affections?
Like lovers whose passion fades and whose lives are lulled into routine, the people’s ardor may dim and they may be found unprepared for the coming crisis. Luke advises not letting our hearts go after things that satisfy only for a time, and not becoming weighed down with anxiety. Be always watchful, he says, so as not to be taken by surprise. Pray for strength, and do not be at all afraid. Stand tall, he says, raise your heads, and be ready for the embrace of the One who is Love Incarnate. Paul tells the Thessalonians to strengthen their hearts.
How have the gifts of strangers revealed Christ to you? ” Ask any child and you will hear otherwise. The oldest daughter thinks she is favored as firstborn and that she holds prime place in her mother’s affections. The youngest son thinks he is the apple of his father’s eye. The middle child knows her specialness—how could she not be the most beloved? In the second reading today we see Peter as a kind of older sibling, wrestling to let go of his notion that, as one who belongs to God’s firstborn, he could claim primacy of affection from his heavenly parent.
Abiding Word. Sunday Reflections for Year C by Barbara E. Reid,Cardinal Francis George