|Servants of all||
Mark tells us the disciples did not “understand” what Jesus was saying. But this is hardly the fault of the Teacher.
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|Jesus, the Sower||
The fruit does not depend on the seed alone, but also on the diverse conditions of the soil, that is to say, on each one of us
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In Jesus everyone is welcomed, accepted and lifted up.
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|Jar of perfume||
Like Simon, we often welcome Jesus as our special guest, forgetting that Jesus also has guests who are special to him: the hungry, the homeless, the outcasts in our midst.
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|Seize the moment||
God’s desire is that we listen intently to his voice and keep in tune with his will for us.
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|Near the Cross||
Mary’s place “near the cross of Jesus” indicates her sharing in the pain of her son and her own distress.
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|God in our midst||
God is on both sides of our self-made partitions, and present in every sector of our divided world.
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The yearning to be more is itself a gift of God who has created us for himself.
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|Listen and act||
Jesus says, “Everyone who comes to me and listens to my words and acts on them” is on the right track.
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It is tempting to believe we faultless and others are reproachable. The Gospel suggests that we all have faults.
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