Archive | August 2013

The Last Laugh

All of us want to be happy. In fact, our desire to be happy draws us closer to God because God has created us for Himself and we can only know joy if we come to know Him.  The strange thing, though, is that as badly as we want to be happy, we seem loathe to do the things that will make happiness possible.  God has revealed surefire strategies for finding joy – but, for some reason, we’re attracted to the surefire path to ruin.

Eighteenth Sunday In Ordinary Time

 

Gospel 

Someone in the crowd said to Jesus,
“Teacher, tell my brother to share the inheritance with me.”
He replied to him,
“Friend, who appointed me as your judge and arbitrator?”
Then he said to the crowd,
“Take care to guard against all greed,
for though one may be rich,
one’s life does not consist of possessions.”

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