God bless the men and women who served and are serving our country. This is my prayer, not only on this Veterans Day but it should be offered every day. What would our life be like without those who have served? And it isn’t just those who so gallantly served in our Army, Navy, Air Force, Marines, and Coast Guard; we should also include those who serve us every day as police officers and firefighters.
When honoring those who served where do you start? World War II, Korea, Vietnam? I believe we have to go all the way back to 1776 and honor those courageous men and women who stood up against the tyranny of the British. Then it is a mind boggling journey through all the wars from that moment right on to today with our many present day struggles throughout the world, and especially in the Mideast. Volumes could be written about the dedication of those who served throughout this pain-filled history. Continue reading →
ProLifeCorner.com- Matthew 6: 24-34- “Do not worry about tomorrow; tomorrow will take care of itself. Sufficient for a day is its own evil.”
In today’s gospel, Jesus exhorts us to go about our daily tasks serenely and not to worry uselessly about what happened yesterday or what may happen tomorrow. Our Lord wants us to understand what is important – that which is within our reach – to live in God’s presence and make good use of the present moment. Otherwise, we will not be able to fulfill God’s Will in a particular moment, because we are either looking back on yesterday, which has already passed, or worrying over tomorrow which may never come. Continue reading →