COVID 19 Is both similar to and very different from the Vincentian Virus. St. Vincent was “patient zero”. We also know the power of the Vincentian Virus and how St. Vincent spread this powerful virus.
How not to see? The quick answer is to find a pair of rose-colored glasses. … I thought about rose-colored glasses as I read a satire about a tech company that developed digital glasses for rich people to edit out the poor.
The prophet Joel once promised: “Your old men shall dream dreams, and your young men will have visions” (Joel 3:1). The future of the world depends on this covenant between young and old.
I can no longer say, “do this memory of me” without hearing Jesus ak his disciples, “Do you understand?” It becomes an instant examination of the reality of my belief in the real presence of Christ in my brothers and sisters.
We sometimes define contemplation as “A long loving look.” I never thought of God takes a long, loving look at us. God contemplating me… with a long loving look!