Into the Safety of the Good Shepherd

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December 10, 2013 by bobet888

“… it is not the will of your heavenly Father that one of these little ones be lost.”

Matthew 18 : 12- 14

December 10, 2013 Bible Reading and Gospel

Sin is what separates us from Christ. If we are not careful, we can be easily seduced by the world, by the fascination of material goods or pleasures, and then mistakenly place our security in them. Then, when we experience the emptiness and spiritual hunger that comes from wandering from the Good Shepherd, we need only to recall that he is waiting for us, his wayward sheep, to carry us back into the safety of his fold. It is comforting and heartening to know that he longs for us to be reconciled with him, just as a shepherd goes out in search of the lost sheep.

source: Catholic.net

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