What Am I Still Lacking

The young man said to him: “I have kept all these things. What am I still lacking?” Matthew 19: 20 As occurs many times throughout the public ministry of Jesus, the encounter between Jesus and the young man in today’s gospel exemplifies Jesus’ attentiveness and response to the uniqueness and the inner stirrings of a[read more]

Do Not Fear

It is the Lord who marches before you; he will be with you and will never fail you or forsake you. So do not fear or be dismayed. Deut. 31: 8 One of the the most common injunctions in both Hebrew and Christian scriptures is “Do not fear.” Fearfulness has many causes in us, including[read more]