A Moment before the 33rd Sunday in Ordinary Time
We’re almost at the end of the Church year. And the readings are all about the last things. Death and resurrection, hell and heaven.
Packed with allegory and symbols that are seen by some as the schedule of events for the Apocalypse.
Which misses the point. We don’t need to plan the end of all things. Or prep for 4,387 different possible scenarios about how it’s going to happen.
Or even worry about it.
God’s got this.
Not that we shouldn’t be thinking about where we’re going.
But our focus needs to be on ourselves and the people in our lives. On the small moments of daily life that add up to eternity. Which is the point of the first reading.
And we have the freedom, and the grace, to do just that. Because - as Jesus shows us in the Gospel - He is exactly who He says He is.