Looks to what was left behind

September 30, 2015 6:00 am

“‘I will follow you, Lord, but first let me say farewell to my family at home.’ Jesus answered him, ‘No one who sets a hand to the plow and looks to what was left behind is fit for the Kingdom of God.’” (LK 9: 61-62)

Jesus, who spent 30 years in Nazareth with Mary and Joseph, never was against “family at home.” The role of the family is not to keep members together forever but to send them into the world enriched by the love, values and good strategies of service to others. “The Kingdom of God” will grow with us or without us. IF with us—we need to be fit for this.

“I consider all things so much rubbish that I may gain Christ and be found in him.”


Categorised in: Fr Jarosław Szymczak