In today's Gospel account Luke recalls a story of a time when Jesus was a table guest of a leading Pharisee. The Lord challenges his listeners—and his host—to allow others to take the seats of honor. They must welcome the
Saint Augustine is a giant in many ways. He had a powerful and forceful personality which he used both before and after his conversion. He had a passion for whatever he did, and this showed up in his theological teachings.
Jesus was a person who valued rest and had clear boundaries, yet he also suffered immensely and willingly on behalf of others. What does his example tell us about the responsibility to steward our lives and time well?
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