“If only you recognized God’s gift, and who it is that is asking you for a drink, you would have asked him instead, and he would have given you living water.”
Deeper than all of our longings is God’s longing that the poor be treated justly and with dignity. This is the longing that gives meaning to fasting, prayer and almsgiving.
Become aware of the gift of God’s great longing for your heart.
How does this encounter between Jesus and the Samaritan woman speak to you differently now?
How will your day be different because of it?
Heritage word—“Be very attentive to the interior voice of grace.”
(St. Julie Billiart—Spiritual Mother of the Sisters of Notre Dame)