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Daily Ignatian Reflection

Posted on: Monday, 2 February 2009

Father you created me and put me on earth for a purpose. Jesus you died for me and call me to complete your work. Holy Spirit, you help me to carry out the work for which I was created and called. In your presence and name — Father, Son, and Holy Spirit —

I begin my reflection.

May all my thoughts and inspirations have their origin in you and be directed to your glory.

Doubtless, we all go through times where we feel we are in the midst of a great storm and that our boat is about to sink. The violent squall the disciples experienced on the lake, described in today’s Gospel, just about sank them, with waves even breaking into the boat. The disciples, however, had an ace in the hole; they had Jesus with them. Upon their request, He comes to their rescue, God Almighty, and saves them from their calamity.

Their fear is normal and natural. Yet, like them, we Christians  Catholics are called to live more than a normal, natural life; we are called to put our trust in the supernatural, as Abraham did, even when we don’t understand what is happening on the natural level.

Christ tells us that, with faith, we will be able to keep our eye on the prize and make it through all the storms and challenges that come our way.

But always with His help! We can’t go it alone. “Without me, you can do nothing,” Our Lord reminds us.

Not only will Christ help us make it through the roughest of times, but we can help each other through an offering of prayer, a compassionate ear, and other ways that present themselves. To be an ambassador for Christ is our Christian vocation. Let us go now and live this vocation as best we can.

Daily Ignatian Reflection

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