The world upside down
He has cast down the mighty from their thrones
and has lifted up the lowly.
He has filled the hungry with good things,
and the rich he has sent away empty.
The world has been turned upside down for many in recent days.
The Magnificat has much to teach us in these days, not the least of which is that no one is too rich or too poor to escape the hand of God: a hand that brings justice, a hand that brings mercy.
Lord Jesus Christ, Son of the living God, be merciful to me – a sinner.