Presentation of the Lord (February 2) – I have been filling my Gratitude Jar every week. It makes me see more things to be grateful for. God’s light is always shining even with things on dark. Focus on God’s light and you will be filled with light.
Most Catholics will walk into a candlelight procession this weekend and be completely surprised by it. The Catholic Church blesses and lights candles every year on February 2nd. But because it rarely falls on a Sunday, this important feast has been virtually forgotten. What exactly are we celebrating?
Ordinary 3 – Jesus is the Light of the World. He enters the Temple on the feast of the presentation and two old people greet him. Brenda welcomed the Light and it began to shine within her. Welcome Jesus and you too will be a light in the darkness.
A Light in the Darkness Some days it can be hard to have hope. School shootings. Missing children. Domestic violence. Global terrorism. Climate change. Cancer; it seems always another person has gotten cancer. Mental Illness. Suicide. A college Freshman told me she has lost three high school classmates to suicide. If that isn’t a sign of hopelessness, I don’t know …
The Kingdom of God is filled with all light and no darkness. Let the light of Christ illuminate your mind, yourself, and your world. Through obedience we walk in the light and radiate the light. Let your light shine! [AUDIO]