When we meet love in our lives, we are experiencing The Spirit.
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As far as beginnings go, we’d have to look far and wide to find something more dramatic than the one portrayed in chapter 9 of the Acts of the Apostles: Paul knocked over and blinded on that Damascus road.
“Handing on the tradition” is a phrase often connected with matters of faith.
Yet while walking those somber corridors, St. Louise came to discover right there in the gloom a flickering light that held her on course.
We meet two people setting out on a journey, both with God in mind.
While not as central to faith as The Lord’s “doing this in remembrance of Me,” the recollecting we Vincentians do has its own way of bringing past graces into the now.
If we could video a scene catching the heart of Jesus’ message, we wouldn’t go far wrong recording something that happens during the final supper with his disciples.
“I hear you talking. But the question is what are you saying?”
Under modern-day pressures to bring the Good News to the poor, may the Vincentian Family continue to rely on that Something More.
Returning to the light imagery of Isaiah and Jesus, we’re enjoined not to deepen the dark by inaction but rather to let the light of our active compassion push back the gloom.
Have you ever thought of yourself as an evangelizer? There are different ways and styles of being an evangelist.
The Spirit of God is always moving through creation and through human hearts. But there are things we can do which make us more receptive to those movements.