Twelfth Tuesday of Ordinary Time

 FRIENDS and SERVANTS of the WORD Tuesday June 26, 2018      Week Twelve of Ordinary Time   WORD of the DAY  Enter through the narrow gate;  for the gate is wide and the road broad that leads to destruction, and those who enter through it are many.  How narrow the gate and constricted the road that leads to life. And those who find it are few.              (Matthew 7: 13-14)     How shall I live this Word? To better understand the golden rule of life, the synthesis of the Law and the Prophets, Jesus uses plastic images such as the road and the gate. The gate is that opening “where the separation wall leaves the gate to communion”. To do good is difficult after sin, but that gate which is narrow and difficult to overcome at the beginning opens on the great and luminous road that leads to life. On the contrary, the wide and the spacious gate and road are elements that indicate one’s own comfort, what one likes, not realizing that to reach the joy and the space of the wide road, it is necessary “to go through the heart of the Son,...