A Penitent Blogger

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

Quid sum miser tunc dicturus? Quem patronum rogaturus? Cum vix iustus sit securus?
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Sunday, January 18, 2009

Words to decide by

The day after tomorrow, a young man - not yet fifty - will become the most powerful man in the world.

The decisions that he makes will affect everyone in some way, great or small.

You and I also have decisions to make - big decisions and small.

In making these decisions, no one could have better advice than the words of the old priest in today's first reading (Samuel 3:3b-10, 19):

If you are called, reply,
"Speak, LORD, for your servant is listening."

Before any of us make any decisions, great or small, we should always turn to God and open our minds, hearts and souls and say,

"Speak, LORD, for your servant is listening."