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?
Recordare, Iesu pie, Quod sum causa tuae viae: Ne me perdas illa die...

Tuesday, January 12, 2010

Making a fool of oneself

Drunk! Wacko!

"How long will you make a drunken show of yourself? Sober up...!"

How often have you and I thought badly of particular people?

In today’s first reading (1 Samuel 1:9-20), a wise old man makes a snap judgment about someone and is proven to be terribly, terribly wrong: denouncing as a drunk a holy woman who is being powerfully blessed by God.

Let’s not be fools.

May you and I see as God sees.