A Penitent Blogger

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

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Thursday, December 15, 2005

What did you go out to see?

Our Lord asks this question over and over in today’s Gospel (Luke 7:24-30).

Nowadays, when people ask a question like this, they’re often asking about a movie.

Our Lord’s question goes deeper: challenging us to examine ourselves, our motivations, and our inmost needs.

What did we go out to see?

What have we been looking for?

What do we really need?

We should ask ourselves these questions seriously.

We will find the ultimate and complete answers in Christ.

Come, Lord Jesus.