"I was drained, but inside I was very much at peace,..." The Gospels give courage to those who put them in practice.
scripture into life
"The pay was half of what I had earned in the past, and I was worn out just trying to adjust to it." Living the Gospels offers unexpected adventures.
"I was drained but inside I was very much at peace..." The Gospels offer a deeper meaning of peace.
"We talked about the fun we had as kids in the Bronx. That brightened up all of us." The Gospels help us to find meaning in suffering.
"Here was an opportunity to live the Word of Life that month, “I am among you as the one who serves” (Lk 22:27)." Being a servant to the end brings unexpected results.
"I realized that listening was a way to love. " Living the Gospels opens our hearts to each neighbor.
"I decided to love, and I understood that I must have asked too much of my neighbor." Making ourselves one builds friendships that last.
Soon people were saying: “What is going on in the rectory? When we used to ask Father for permission to do something he would say ‘no,’ but now he is beginning to say ‘yes.’” - The Gospels are an aid for all Christians, lay and ordained.
"A few months later my wife told me she was expecting a baby. It was a shock." The Gospels speak to us in clear words during hard times.
"My father has a particular strategy to this process, and I realized as I picked up a rag that I would have to entirely follow that plan." Living the Gospels is offers many opportunities to make ourselves one.