Go to Those Who Ask

Jesus told us to "give to those who ask."  Many of us solve this problem by avoiding those who might ask something of us.  We see a homeless person and we look the other way, making sure we don't make eye contact.  Today, make yourself available to those who might ask.  Go to someone who might need help and ask if they need it.  Somewhere along the way you might find Christ or at least a new friend. … [Read more...]

Jesus is President: A Meditation

Spend 10 to 20 minutes on this meditation adapted from The Spiritual Exercises of St. Ignatius of Loyola.Imagine an earthly ruler who is good and capable, working for the good of all, yet exercising justice.Spend some time thinking about what this ruler would be like.Then imagine that this ruler calls on you to come and work for him or her.  What kinds of missions might this king or president or prime minister send you on? Imagine the president saying to you, "I have a special … [Read more...]


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