Saturday, August 8, 2009

Soothing Sunday

Many attest to God's Omnipresence in times of difficulty. I am one of them.

The following is culled from - Daily Scriptures. It is my Scripture reading for the day.

Sunday, Aug. 9
19th Sunday in ordinary time
1 Kings 19:4-8
Ephesians 4:30 - 5:2
John 6:41-51
"The angel of the Lord came back a second time, touched him, and ordered, 'Get up and eat, else the journey will be too long for you!'" - 1 Kings 19:7

Discouraged and weary, Elijah was near total despair when an encounter with a straightforward angel made it possible for him to continue on his journey. The story reminds us all of the importance of being honest as well as supportive with ourselves as well as those around us who lose heart. In times of difficulty, we need people who will not deny the pain of our predicament but encourage us to take advantage of the things that will sustain us.


Have a soulful, faithful Sunday, my friends, whatever you do today. Keep safe.


Sol said...

.... salamat... very true and i am thankful i got you around.... may God bless u and ur family more and more...

nice pics on nature's elements.... i enjoyed browsing

cherie said...

really guilty about regular church-going, but very deeply faithful in my heart. thank you, my friend, for looking out for my spiritual life. i am so blessed.

Trudy said...

This is such a thoughtful post Cherie! It is so true that God calls us to encourage our brothers and sisters in times of need!

You have a beautiful family. God bless you all!

Ed said...

Vert nice, and welcome to Sunday Stills..Ed

happyone said...

Thank You!!

Jesusa said...

we had a visiting priest from Nigeria today. quite a lovely homily.

cherie said...

thank you, trudy, i believe we all should look after each other. God bless you, too!

thank you, ed! i enjoyed your sunday stills as well..

you're most welcome, ms. happyone! your blogposts are always so calming...

nasa tv lang ako, grace, pero intent man ako magbati sa mga sermon nan teachings, i envy your fortitude na magsimba kun domingo...i'm glad you enjoyed the homily, thank you, my friend.

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