Be big and brave

This one is so inspiring to me. I think anyone can use this as a source of inspiration on any given day. It’s filling me with courage to face another day. I would like to expand on this post in my own blog.


Thursday Thirtieth Week Ordinary Time

Ephesians 6:10-20

Luke 13:31-35 

I love the legend of the Cherokee Indian Youth’s Rite of Passage. The story goes that a father takes his young son into the forest, blindfolds him and leaves him on a stump or rock alone all night. He is not to cry out for help to anyone. The boy is naturally terrified. He can hear all kinds of noises. When the boy sees the glow of the morning sun through his blindfold, he can then take it off. It is then that he discovers his father sitting on the stump next to him, and he has been there all night long. Our readings today talk about not being afraid or scared but being filled with great courage.  

In our first reading St. Paul is trying to give the Ephesians courage by telling them, “Put on the armor of…

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