To be a human being is to be endlessly distracted. We aren’t persons who live in habitual spiritual awareness who occasionally get distracted. We’re persons who live in habitual distraction who occasionally become spiritually aware.
Seeing implies more than having good eyesight. We may well be seeing physically, yet not seeing the meaning of it. Truly seeing implies more than having eyes that are simply open. Peter Knott SJ reflects in this weeks' Godtalk.
Tony Nye SJ reflects on life so far as a Jesuit in the context of today's readings at a mass for this yeras' Jubilarians.
What stands out in today’s gospel? It is the sequel to the Journey to Emmaus and confirms the reality of the Risen Lord. For me it is His final words in the passage: “You are witnesses to this”.
This weeks' Godtalk presents us with the challenge to try to live more fully in the present moment and not let our heartaches about the past or our anxieties about tomorrow cheat us out of the riches of today.