22 May 2013

Pilgrim Progress - Some interesting posts from Sr Louise


Readers of the blog will know that a friend of SS102fm is Sr Louise O'Rourke PDDM who blogs over at Pilgrim Progress. The fact that Spring has arrived in Ottawa where she is currently studying seems to have loosened the creative juices as Sr Lou has been busy posting some excellent thoughts on various topics.

The cost of following Jesus - Echoing the words of Pope Francis from a recent talk and also the German theologian Dietrich Bonhoeffer, Sr Louise reflects on what it means to be a follower of Jesus.

".......Jesus does not promise a bed of roses or even a bed of tulips and He warns against the danger of indecisive discipleship. "No one, after putting his hand to the plough and looking back, is fit for the kingdom of God." You can’t plough a straight furrow whilst looking back. You can’t serve Christ, that is, you can’t make Christ look great, if you are always second-guessing the value of following him......."

Continue reading HERE.




We have a special place on SS102fm for things liturgical and Sr Louise reflects on that changing of the liturgical seasons this week in the Extraordinariness of the ordinary and poses the question "“The difference between ordinary and extraordinary is that little extra.” What is the little ‘extra’ which makes the difference in your life?"

Head on over and say hello from us!

 

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