170th Meditation

“Nothing is impossible for me, and when I find an open heart, I want to give it everything” (Inner Word).

For our Father it is a great treasure to find an open heart. To this person He can grant everything, not withholding anything of what He has arranged for them in His love. An open heart is a great joy for Him.

We have certainly experienced this also on the human level, when we meet someone who has an open heart towards us. How easy it is to establish a fruitful communion with such a person! Read More

The received mission

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1 Cor 9:16-19.22-23

Reading corresponding to the memorial of St Francis Xavier

”In fact, preaching the gospel gives me nothing to boast of, for I am under compulsion and I should be in trouble if I failed to do it. If I did it on my own initiative I would deserve a reward; but if I do it under compulsion I am simply accepting a task entrusted to me. What reward do I have, then? Read More