Today’s Gospel from Luke shows us Jesus saying:
Then he said to all,
“If anyone wishes to come after me, he must deny himself
and take up his cross daily and follow me.
Which made me think of Thomas Merton wrote:
If we do not pray, it is because we sometimes hold superstitions, one form being this: if I give myself up too much to God, God will give me something hard which I cannot do.
God very clearly gives us something hard to do. Jesus Continue reading