27th Thursday of Ordinary Time

FRIENDS and SERVANTS of the WORD 27th Thursday of Ordinary Time October 8, 2020 WORD of the DAY “And I tell you, ask and you will receive; seek and you will find; knock and the door will be opened to you. For everyone who asks, receives; and the one who seeks, finds; and to the one who knocks, the door will be opened. What father among you would hand his son a snake when he asks for a fish? Or hand him a scorpion when he asks for an egg. If you then, who are wicked, know how to give good gifts to your children, how much more will the Father in heaven give the holy Spirit to those who ask him?” (Luke 11: 10-13) How shall I live this Word? “I prayed a lot for my mother to get well but instead…” “I asked the Lord many times for this grace for my son and then…”. Thus, we become aware that it is not true that those who ask, receive and to those who knock, it shall be opened. Many times what we are asking for is not given to us, at least, not as we expected and...