Saturday, May 18, 2024

Parable of the Lamp: We must be the light of the world

Parable of the Lamp: We must be the light of the world
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Lluís Raventós
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Monday of the Twenty-fifth Week in Ordinary Time
Gospel text
Lk 8:16-18
Jesus said to the crowd: "No one who lights a lamp conceals it with a vessel... To anyone who has, more will be given, and from the one who has not, even what he seems to have will be taken away."
Gospel's Commentary
Today we quickly understand the first part of this message of Jesus: the faith and the talents that we have received from God aren’t only for our own benefit. I hope that in my way of life and in my joy others discover Christ and fall in love with Him! - The last words are a warning: anyone who does not live striving to do well, surrenders to life. In short: It doesn’t matter if you have a lot or little, or you do well or you get rusty ...

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