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.
December 2, 2019 - Monday
Gospel: Matthew 8:5-11
“Amen I say to you, in no one in Israel have I found such faith.”
How do we define or measure our faith? Jesus asks us “Do you believe that I can do this?”
Faith is knowing that He can do anything, even move mountains, heal the unhealable, and we are able to overcome any challenges , without fear. Are you able to find joy in our moments of weakness? This is such a great obstacle to our faith: the anxiety, the worries that overwhelm us, our hesitancy to surrender completely to His will.
Let us find ways to strengthen our faith, by being consistently “faithful” and obedient. Are we... full of faith? Do we practice it and is it seen in our daily manner of living, and speak about it? Our courage stems from a deep sense of faith, that no matter what we face, Jesus will lead us through it. Let us lead others too through the same path.
Let us be like Mary and call on her for assistance, whose quiet demeanor, has given her strength of belief, and has carried her through so many trials.