505th Meditation

“It is a joy for me to speak with you. There are not many who will lend me an ear and with whom I can dialogue” (Interior Word).

Not seldom do we look for someone to talk to, someone who knows how to listen to us and who is interested in our concerns… How happy we are when we find such a person! This person can easily become our friend and confidant. This longing of ours is especially fulfilled when we turn to our Heavenly Father, who we can be sure understands us and always has time to listen to us. Then the Father becomes our friend and confidant. Read More

Sin and forgiveness

Lk 17:1-6

‘He said to his disciples, ‘Causes of falling are sure to come, but alas for the one through whom they occur! It would be better for such a person to be thrown into the sea with a millstone round the neck than to be the downfall of a single one of these little ones. Keep watch on yourselves! ‘If your brother does something wrong, rebuke him and, if he is sorry, forgive him. And if he wrongs you seven times a day and seven times comes back to you and says, “I am sorry,” you must forgive him.’ The apostles said to the Lord, ‘Increase our faith. ‘The Lord replied, ‘If you had faith like a mustard seed you could say to this mulberry tree, “Be uprooted and planted in the sea,” and it would obey you. Read More