A New Day will Begin!

Clergy Corner by Fr. Ray

In the song, entitled Memory, it says, “Daylight, I must wait for the sunrise, I must think of a new life.  And I mustn’t give in. When the dawn comes, tonight will be a memory too. And a new day will begin.”

 

All of us are sinners yet loved, wounded yet chosen, hopeless yet made into signs of hope, and the love of the Lord confirms these expectations as true.

 

However dark our life may be, let us remember that  Jesus already conquered darkness by the light of His Resurrection. However wounded we become, Jesus already has the healing we need. He always has. No matter how down-and–out we are, like Mary Magdalene, there is always hope for us that a new life would begin.

 

I heard it said that the world is at its darkest just before the first streaks of light cut across the sky. We wait in silence for the voice that calls us by name, the same voice that called out Mary Magdalene from the tomb she wanted to linger on. We grope in darkness for the touch of Him who will make us understand what happiness is.

 

There are many others who seek for that touch. There are countless who long to hear that voice. Having heard His voice and felt His touch, let us make them understand what happiness is, and a new dawn will begin. 

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