August 22, 2018

Matthew 20:1-16

In this parable Jesus presents the kingdom of God in a powerfully countercultural way. The last shall be first, the first shall be last; a person who works part of the day is given a full day’s wage. This is completely out of line with human conceptions of justice, yet absolutely in line with God’s justice and mercy.

You are fair and just. Your generosity is astounding. I pray that I do not see myself deserving more and others deserving less.

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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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