A Penitent Blogger

Mindful of my imperfections, seeking to know Truth more deeply and to live Love more fully.

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Saturday, July 17, 2004

Getting ahead

Today’s readings present a stark contrast between the way of the world and the way of Christ, and it’s all about “getting ahead.”
The first reading depicts people “getting ahead” by stealing and cheating. The prophet Micah foretells an evil end for these people. The Gospel, on the other hand, shows another way to get ahead: as it depicts our Lord performing very good works very quietly.

Which way are we going?