Daily reflections based on the daily mass readings, other spiritual readings, and nudgings of the Holy Spirit
Thursday, October 29, 2015
Continue on the Way
"Yet I must continue on my way today, tomorrow, and the following day."
On Pray-As-You-Go this morning they ask, what would make Jesus so determined to go to Jerusalem even after the "warning" from the Pharisees? It really got me thinking about the deepest desires God places in our hearts. We may catch glimpses of these all throughout our lives. Our deepest desires can actually become (if we are listening) our destiny. Jesus' mission was clear to him. God placed the mission in Jesus' heart and mind and there was nothing that would interfere...no fears, no distractions--Jesus knew what he had to do and he was determined to do it. Jesus was so in tune with his Father that there was no human response that would interfere. The very human Jesus asked if there may be another way as he prayed in Gethsemane, but, ultimately, his will matched the Father's. What about us? Have we spent time exploring the deepest desires of our hearts? Are we, thus, familiar with God's will for us in our lives? Are we determined to continue on our way today, tomorrow, and the following day? It is so worthwhile to sit with Jesus and discover! Love, heidi