#mymasstakeaway 24th Sunday in ordinary time

Today’s the 24rd Sunday in Ordinary Time.

Find the Mass Readings here: 24rd Sunday in Ordinary Time, September 17, 2017

My takeaway:

Thoughts from my blogging friends:

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Taking home a passionate homily today on the gospel reading from Matthew 18:21-35 "Lord, how many times shall I forgive…" The main point of Fr. Paul's homily was that with great inflicted wounds forgiveness is a very hard task, it takes a great amount of courage and grace to ask God to help tear down the walls we built around the wound, the safety walls, the I -don't -want-to-go-there wall, the you-have-to-pay-for-it wall. It might seem safe, but the wall cuts God out as well and there will be no true healing possible. You can be honest: Lord, I don't want to forgive, I can't, but please make me be willing to be willing! . A few weeks ago I was pondering over forgiveness and was thinking of Jesus' agony, of the fact that He had to absorb all sin, all evil – past, present and future- with such compassion, without a trace of negativity, had to be done perfectly… Our Jesus… . . #MyMasstakeaway #thewordofgod #drawclosertogod #lovegod #godinspired #openjourney #religiousart #christianart #biblejournaling #faith #faithjournal #art #ingridblixt #TB2G #forgive

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Your turn:

I want to know your Mass takeaway too! Comment with your thoughts on the readings, your pastor’s homily, or anything that struck you during your time at Mass.

One thought on “#mymasstakeaway 24th Sunday in ordinary time

  1. Whoa, you’re kinda blowing my mind with the fact that David didn’t know Jesus. I never even thought about that!! I know it’s totally common sense but I tend to forget that everyone in the Old Testament just knows God the Father. This is something I will be reflecting on when I read Scripture now, so thank you!

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