Lord teach me your statutes. — Psalm 119:68
Mass Readings: Jeremiah 28:1-17 / Matthew 14:13-21
Today’s Gospel answers the little prayer at the end of yesterday’s meditation. We want to assist families who are hurting financially? Then we need to . . . give.
Even if we can only spare a little — or with a bit of a sting to it, more than a little — God can take that seemingly insignificant amount and do wonders with it. Our “five loaves and two fish” for the food bank might be a bag of flour and a few cans of tuna, a package of pasta and jar or two of spaghetti sauce, a box of oatmeal and. . . . No, we aren’t going to end world hunger but, just ask any member of the St. Vincent de Paul Society: a sack of groceries means the world to a family going hungry.
Prayer: Heavenly Father, help me better see the ways You invite me to share what I have with those in need.