Do Not Be Afraid
Gospel Reflection for Sunday June 21st
Do not be afraid
These are difficult and demanding days for all of us. Much of what we have taken for granted has been taken from us. Many more are suffering the pain and bereavement because members of their families, friends or neighbours have died. At time likes this, it is only natural to feel anxious and fearful. These are uncertain times for all of us. This is why the words of Jesus in today’s gospels could not be more appropriate for us…
With every blessing,
Br Michael Moore OMI
Of what are you afraid? What fills you with anxiety and fear? Some people are afraid of spiders, others are afraid of dogs, and so much more. As a child, I was so afraid of the dark.
Looking back now, it was not so much the dark itself, it was what I thought and imagined was in the dark. Eventually, one night I went into a darkened room and stood there – nothing happened; there was nothing and no one in the dark. My fear of the dark had become worse than the dark itself! Continue reading…