“And another said, ‘I will follow you, Lord, but first let me say farewell to my family at home.’ To him Jesus said, ‘No one who sets a hand to the plow and looks to what was left behind is fit for the kingdom of God.’”
How would you feel if Jesus said these words to you?
Recall how, despite his great love for His Mother, he left her for the sake of kingdom of God and for you.
What might Jesus be asking of you for the sake of the kingdom of God?
Heritage word—”You must devote yourselves unreservedly to the interests of the good God.”
(St. Julie Billiart, Spiritual Mother of the Sisters of Notre Dame)