Mark’s Gospel offers an exhortation from Christ to be watchful and alert, always ready to respond to the Lord’s call.
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The wise women in the Gospel today remind us that we are called to be prepared to live our faith for the long haul. Saying yes to the Lord is a crucial step, but it is reaffirmed moment-by-moment as we keep true every day to the teaching and example of Jesus.
Continuing the theme of being awake, alert, and prepared…Jesus shares a parable to help us sort out wisdom from foolishness.
Jesus offers a parable, reminding us to stay awake and alert so that we are always prepared for whatever might happen in life.