The light of Christ is meant to burn in our hearts as we live the gift of our faith and pass it on to those around us. Paul and Barnabas shared this light even as they faced challenge and struggle. May their example inspire us to shine in the world today.
John’s Gospel offers a beautiful reflection as Jesus invites us to trust in him when doubt, fear and anxiety overwhelm us. God is our strength and our comfort, providing us the grace we need as we follow where the Lord leads.
As Master and Teacher, Jesus shows the disciples the path of humble service. We follow the Lord’s example every time we offer our lives in care and compassion for those around us…giving glory and praise to God.
This beautiful passage from the Gospel of John offers a profound reflection on the nature of God’s love for our lives. Flowing from the Father, divine love is meant to touch our hearts and pass through us into the diverse relationships of daily life.
From the low point in Christ’s earthly mission to St. Peter’s extraordinary ministry, Jesus alone offers what is necessary for our journey through this life. May we place our hearts in his care as we follow the Lord’s call.