When Things Seem Pointless

06Mar14

Fr. Raniero Cantalamessa, preacher to the papal household, once explained it this way:

A mother . . . goes home and begins her day made up of a thousand little things. Her life is literally reduced to crumbs, but what she does is no little thing: It is Eucharist with Jesus! A religious sister . . . goes to her daily work among the old, the sick, the children. Her life too might seem split by many small things that leave no trace at night—another day wasted. But her life too is Eucharist. . . . No one should say, ‘What use is my life? What am I doing in this world?’ You are in the world for the most sublime of reasons, to be a living sacrifice. To be Eucharist with Jesus.”

– See more at: http://www.ignitumtoday.com/2014/02/28/10-things-need-reminded/#sthash.9SyZRmq8.dpuf

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