I’ve never been poor. Not really. I’ve lived on a budget, but I haven’t wondered where my next meal was coming from or had to choose between seeing a doctor or heating my home. Even so, I tend to imagine every personal or global catastrophe that could wipe out my bank account and thrust my life into chaos. I get stingy when I’m scared. I buy into the illusion of my own self-sufficiency and forget that everything I have comes from God. In truth, we are all radically dependent on our Heavenly Father. Our call is to use the gifts he gives us to serve
Living Faith provides brief daily Catholic devotions based on one of the Mass readings of the day. Published new each quarter, these reflections are written by women and men from a variety of backgrounds - lay people as well as clergy and religious. Learn more.
Receive a free reflection for Sundays every week via email