“Hear then the parable of the sower. The seed sown on the path is the one who hears the word of the kingdom without understanding it, and the evil one comes and steals away what was sown in his heart. The seed sown on rocky ground is the one who hears the word and receives it at once with joy. But he has no root and lasts only for a time. When some tribulation or persecution comes because of the word, he immediately falls away. The seed sown among thorns is the one who hears the word, but then worldly anxiety and the lure of riches choke the word and it bears no fruit. But the seed sown on rich soil is the one who hears the word and understands it, who indeed bears fruit and yields a hundred or sixty or thirtyfold.”
Now is the time to choose what kind of soil you wish to be.
Claim what will help that happen.
Rejoice in the gifts of awareness and understanding God has given you this week.
Heritage word—“In our seeking primarily to fulfill God’s will, we acknowledge God as the One whom we love above all else.”
¬(Constitutions of the Sisters of Notre Dame, article 40)