Content from Creighton University Daily Reflections
Daniel Patrick O'Reilly
Registrar's Office, Creighton University
Today’s scripture readings seem to be about trust and prayer. In the book of Sirach, the writer says “Trust God and God will help you; trust in him, and he will direct your way”. The psalmist proclaims, “Trust in the Lord and do good”. In Mark, the disciples are confused, but don’t have the courage to ask Jesus what he means about the Son of Man being handed over to men (I'll bet a child would ask). And Jesus takes a child, places it in their midst and says, “Whoever receives one child such as this in my name, receives me”.
Trust. And trust like a child. Easy to say. Hard to do. READ MORE