Lord, help us do everything out of love of You.
Jesus entered a village where a woman whose name was Martha welcomed him. She had a sister named Mary.
readied the table,
readied the meal,
poured fine wine.
sat herself down at his feet.
The sound of his voice
stilled her heart
call us to rest at your feet and hear;
to share for a while with you
the one thing that is
Let us feast on it
as we bustle
the feet of a
a gift of life, where
there was no life before.
His name was Isaac.
so it went—
between God and all people
let us find you in all who pass by our door.
Let them be sacraments to us.
Let us fill them with
THE SECOND READING
I am a minister to bring to completion for you the word of God.
Those who suffer with you
“flame out like shining from shook foil.”
Help us to shine
as we share your suffering
* Quotation from G.M. Hopkins, SJ, God’s Grandeur
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