SECOND TUESDAY OF ADVENT

FRIENDS and SERVANTS of the WORD SECOND TUESDAY OF ADVENT December 10, 2019 WORD of the DAY What is your opinion? If a man has a hundred sheep and one of them goes astray, will he not leave the ninety-nine in the hills and go in search of the stray? And if he finds it, amen, I say to you, he rejoices more over it than over the ninety-nine that did not stray. (Matthew 18: 12-13) How shall I live this Word? What a strange way of reasoning: is it better to risk losing the ninety-nine sheep I still have, leaving them alone in the mountains, or finding the one sheep I lost? Jesus has no doubts and decides, using not the logic of the world, the logic of profit and finance, but the logic of love. It is the logic of those who love everyone without distinction and do not want to lose anyone, because in God’s eyes everyone is precious, important, dear. For each one He gave His life, for everyone, even for those who are wretched, sinful, evil. God loves everyone with an infinite love, for each one He became human, and for everyone He died...