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Take it home

 

Imagine this. Every week, same day, same time, you arrive at the supermarket door. You have your list with everything on it for each meal in the coming week. Everything will be healthy and nutritious, only the best for you and your family.

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Prophets – welcome or not

 

When we were baptized we not only became members of God’s family we were also called to become prophets of our faith. In other words, our baptism is also a calling – it reminds us that the Gospel must be proclaimed, must be shared and must not be kept to ourselves.

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Getting out of the ‘comfort zone’

 

There’s a sort of popular parable that concerns a young bird on a cliff. Its parents keep encouraging it to come to the edge, but it’s reluctant and frightened. Eventually, when it does venture forward, they push it over the side. This may seem like a startling act of betrayal, but the outcome is a miracle of nature.

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The cost of healing

The woman who came to Jesus in today’s Gospel was a deeply wounded person. In her case, the wound was visible. But people can be wounded without it appearing on the outside. They may carry invisible wounds – feelings of rejection, failure, worthlessness, depression, bitterness, and so on.

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