Tuesday, June 8, 2010
St. William of York
Things looked bleak for the widow and her son. Along came God's messenger and because of her obedience and trust, she was given all that she needed. Are there situations in your life that look bleak? A loved one's health, a job, or a relationship? I have to wonder if that widow has asked for help from anyone, or did she go along acting as if everything was fine. If she were a typical woman of today, she would try to keep it all polished and shiny on the outside. However, God knew the deep needs of her heart, and he knows yours too.
One more thing: No situation is too small for God. I just discovered some mold in my house today and had to wrestle with my own panic. Prayer and reflection on today's readings give me peace and allow me to try and turn that empty jar into a shining lamp on a pedestal.
Prayer: Father in heaven, thank you for always giving us what we need, when we need it. Help me to rely on you with trust and obedience that you are in control of every situation in my life. Help me to live that faith genuinely so that I may shine forth as a reflection of you. In Jesus' name I pray, Amen. St. William, pray for me.
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