Wednesday January 2, 2019

FRIENDS and SERVANTS of the WORD Wednesday January 2, 2019 WORD of the DAY Let what you heard from the beginning remain in you. If what you heard from the beginning remains in you, then you will remain in the Son and in the Father. And this is the promise that he made us: eternal life. ( 1 John 2: 24-25) How shall I live this Word? This passage of the first letter of John is a light of ineffable truth that can guide a whole life. The sacred author, the Apostle who on the night before the realization of the entire Paschal Mystery, would rest his head on the heart of Christ Jesus, still reaches us today with a teaching that is also a promise and a wish. It is not just a matter of welcoming but of being invited to keep in our hearts the certainty that the truth accepted and preserved inwardly can vivify our every day. In fact, it is the gift of a light that is and can be a lamp for every step we take. Lord, grant me each day the grace to remain in Your love and allow me to keep Your...