August 17, 2018

Matthew 19:3-12

The Pharisees are testing Jesus by questioning him about marriage and divorce. His response makes it clear that Jesus considers marriage indissoluble. Moses allowed divorce as a concession to the weakened nature of humanity. Jesus also speaks about celibacy as a state of life that some, but not all, are called to.

I pray this day for those in difficult marriages and for those who have suffered the pain of divorce. May they find healing and wholeness again.

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A spiritual reflection on the daily readings that help cultivate a pattern of daily prayer and a deepening relationship with God


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