Memorial of Saints Joachim and Anne, Parents of the Blessed Virgin Mary
Lord, just one more day.
Just one more day and then I will follow you.
One more day and I will allow your word to take root in my heart.
The kingdom is at hand, I know, but isn’t your kingdom really in heaven? Heaven seems like a perfectly fine place to enjoy it, and I’m sure it will be much easier to live it there than here.
Just give me one more day, Lord, because today it feels like you’re imposing just a little too much. You know where I am. Could we perhaps schedule an appointment for later?
Jesus says: “Hear the parable of the sower.