June 12, 2018

Matthew 5:13-16

Jesus uses salt and light to depict the role of the disciples. Salt not only enhances, it preserves. The disciples are to enhance and improve lives with the Good News. The disciples are also commissioned to preserve the church from heresy and destruction. They are called let the light of Christ shine through them.

I know that there are times I hinder the work of the salt and block the light within me. Remind me, Lord, to get out of the way.

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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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