Archive for September 23, 2014

On Today’s Gospel

Posted: September 23, 2014 by CatholicJules in Personal Thoughts & Reflections

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Your Word is a Lamp unto my feet O Lord.

Gone are the days where darkness cast its shadow on me. And fear gripped my heart, filling it with its many facets. Fear of the unknown, of poverty, of speaking up for my faith, of speaking up for justice or righteousness, of loneliness, not being strong enough or clever enough, and of You Lord for the wrong reasons.

Your Word is a Lamp unto my feet O Lord.

My heart is glowing now, my mind illumined and I see clearly the narrow path I must walk. I see the love in the cross that I must bear. I feel the power the light of Christ dwelling in me, courage, wisdom and strength fills my being. And even as I walk through the darkest Valley, I know my Lord walks with me. Evil has no hold over me and I am free to love and serve my Lord. He prepares the table for me, my cup is full. His love and mercy surrounds me as it flows through me. I am truly blessed to be His humble servant and to call Him my master.

Your I Word is a Lamp unto my feet O Lord.

I will sing the praises of my lord! Of His great love and mercy to all who will listen. I will heal and mend in His name and gather His flock together so that I may lead them home to Him. I will fall on my knees with blood, sweat and prayer that I may raise up His kingdom. All for the glory of my lord and God.

Your I Word is a Lamp unto my feet O Lord. Amen

First reading
Proverbs 30:5-9

Gospel
Luke 9:1-6

Jesus called the Twelve together and gave them power and authority over all devils and to cure diseases, and he sent them out to proclaim the kingdom of God and to heal. He said to them, ‘Take nothing for the journey: neither staff, nor haversack, nor bread, nor money; and let none of you take a spare tunic. Whatever house you enter, stay there; and when you leave, let it be from there. As for those who do not welcome you, when you leave their town shake the dust from your feet as a sign to them.’ So they set out and went from village to village proclaiming the Good News and healing everywhere.