THIRD MONDAY OF EASTER

FRIENDS and SERVANTS of the WORD THIRD MONDAY of EASTER TIME April 27, 2020 WORD of the DAY So they said to him, “What can we do to accomplish the works of God?” Jesus answered and said to them, “This is the work of God, that you believe in the one he sent.” (John 6: 28-29) How shall I live this Word? To us men and women, maniacs of activity and movement, full of commitments and meetings, Jesus says that this is not the important thing, but that we must do one thing, believe, simply and only believe! Nothing more difficult for our mind and for our heart. Because believing means trusting, and we don’t even trust the people closest to us. Because believing means welcoming everything that happens with a grateful and joyful heart, and we are no longer able to say thank you. Because believing means not fearing the future, but striving to build it and we have very few certainties and we are not always faithful to them. Because believing means not complaining about what we are living and we often feel abandoned and unloved. But believing is the only way we are given to be...