Reflections of Faith
Read and be inspired by a reflection based on today's Gospel made by members of the Verbum Dei Family in Manila.
August 31,2018 - Friday
Gospel: Matthew 25:1-13
Keep your lamp burning!
Jesus told the parables to clarify further what it means to ready when he returns and how to live until he comes.
This parable is about a wedding. Ten bridesmaid were waiting to join the procession and take part in the marriage feast. But when the groom didn’t come at the expected time, five of them were out of lamp oil. By the time they secured the extra oil, it was too late to join the feast.
No parable itself completely describes our preparation. Instead, we are encouraged to make use of our God given time, talent & treasure to make our world a better place to live. To love is to live . Let’s keep loving while we can!