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On Today’s Gospel

Posted: June 11, 2013 by CatholicJules in Personal Thoughts & Reflections

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We are ALL called to be the salt of the earth, but what does this mean for us individually? Do we share our faith, our reason for hope, our reason for peace and joy in our lives with others? Do we do what we can to preserve souls from decay and decadence? Do we give glory and praise to God our Father by the way we live our lives? Where His goodness shines through us that all may see and believe?

What good are we, if we keep and hide all the gifts and talents entrusted to us by our loving Father? We too are sent to give the good news to the poor, to heal, to liberate and change lives, to be Jesus for others…How can we not love with the love of Jesus who poured His great abundant love upon us all?

Let us pray…..

Lord, we want to be the salt of the earth and the light of the world.
We want to make life more tasteful and bright for everyone. And we want our
lives to be an example for others so that they too will know the right way to live.
Help us to keep having holy and Christlike attitudes so that others will know that we are Christians and will want to know You better. In Jesus’ name, I pray. Amen

Gospel Reading Matthew 5:13-16

13 “You are the salt of the earth; but if salt has lost its taste, how shall its saltness be restored? It is no longer good for anything except to be thrown out and trodden under foot by men.
14 “You are the light of the world. A city set on a hill cannot be hid. 15 Nor do men light a lamp and put it under a bushel, but on a stand, and it gives light to all in the house. 16 Let your light so shine before men, that they may see your good works and give glory to your Father who is in heaven.