Right before our Lord was about to undergo his greatest trial, He no doubt was tempted by the Evil One. Just like He was tempted when He first started his ministry after His baptism.
The Sisters and Brothers that I have met in my life, have this joy and peace around them that you wish you can just put in a bottle. They may not have everything they want but they have everything they need. That is what makes them happy. They found what their heart is searching for (God) and their heart is resting on Him.
Have you ever wondered why the theme we hear about lately is inclusive? Safe place? No hate zone? I’ve been seeing this for a while now, as I’m sure you have too. What we see now is a system that is now working to make things safe for a few, but leave the majority vulnerable.
Pope Francis has endeared many of us, and confused the rest of us. I fall into both camps! I love how personable he is, however I understand that I don’t understand a lot of things about him. To me, that’s okay. I wasn’t meant to understand completely every person, and I’m sure many of his writings will make more sense to me as I pray about it, and as time passes.