I am with you always until the end of this world - Jesus (Matthew 28:20).

Preach the Word in season and out of season reproving, rebuking or advising always with patience and providing instructions (2 Timothy 4:2).

Do not fear, Mary, for God has looked kindly on you (Luke 1:30).

Anything worth doing is worth doing poorly. - G. K. Chesterton

Tuesday, August 5, 2008

My Gospel Reflections for Tuesday: August 5, Matthew 15:1-2, 10-14

My Reflections:
Just like the Pharisees and the scribes some of us are so good at observing the church traditions but when it comes to living our faith we are still wanting.

For example, a lady who’s always in the church to lead the novena prayers but when she’s at home she’s a domineering figure.

Another example, A Lay Minister who is faithful to his church obligation but he is not faithful to his obligation towards his family.

The Pharisees and the scribes were very particular of the fake exterior, the pretence. But Jesus is very particular on the pure interior, the real us, the things that we do when nobody’s around to see. ...

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