Wednesday, May 8, 2013

Gospel Decades - John 16:12-15

BEADS OF JOY 05-08-13
“Gospel Decades-John 16:12-15”
©2013 James Dacey, Jr. OFS

Gospel: (John 16:12-15 / The Work of The Holy Spirit)

I have yet many things to say to you, but you cannot bear them now. When the Spirit of truth comes, he will guide you into all the truth; for he will not speak on his own authority, but whatever he hears he will speak, and he will declare to you the things that are to come. He will glorify me, for he will take what is mine and declare it to you. All that the Father has is mine; therefore I said that he will take what is mine and declare it to you.”

Pray -1 Our Father -10 Hail Mary’s -Glory be… - Oh My Jesus…

Reflection: My Friends,
Our hearts and minds will be enlightened by the wisdom of the Spirit of the Truth today. The inseparable Triune God has been brought into our lives. We do not have to full understanding exactly what this mystery means; but no matter we know and trust God’s greatest intentions for us. All we need to know is that all are equal and all give to one another unconditionally equally with no other intent other than to do for each other. Later in today’s blog I will share some of Fr. Mullally’s wisdom on this subject.

How can we personally know all three, yet all separate and distinctly separate, yet still one? Come on, that's a great question. But many may even answer it like I will. Each distinct person of the trinity play unique roles biblically and personally. I'm no scholar, just a bit addicted to my Lord, His Father and Mother and The Holy Spirit; so sometimes my insight can't be seen from the street, you need to come into yard, past the fence. Did that make sense? So come on over and check this out. God is the ultimate part of the trinity, he is thee creator, the God head. “No one knows about that day or hour, not even the angels in heaven, nor the Son, but only the Father.” Mark 13:32. See God the Father is in-charge. While the Son is our Savior, the sacrifice sent by God to save the world, “For God so loved the world that he gave his one and only Son, that whoever believes in him shall not perish but have eternal life. For God did not send his Son into the world to condemn the world, but to save the world through him.” John 3:16-17. And the Holy Spirit will be our helper, “But the Counselor, the Holy Spirit, whom the Father will send in my name, will teach you all things and will remind you of everything I have said to you.” John 14:26. There is obviously way more to that, but you get the gist, there are three separate yet distinct persons -in the trinity.

Pondering these thoughts today: How often through your day, through your trials and even through your challenges do you listen attentively to the Holy Spirit? How do you refer to the Holy Trinity? Do you share your love for and understanding of the 3 persons of the Trinity? Many don’t understand it, but that’s Ok, we will do our best to help them understand it; and all goes well the Spirit within them will help us, help them. J

It was best said back in a homily Fr. Mullally did on May 30, 2010, I have it video tapped. Here’s what he said, "What is God? God is a total unity of three Persons, an eternal community of living love, of mutual self-giving. There is no holding back, there are no hidden agendas, there is no manipulation. The inner life of God is absolute, no-holds-barred generosity, eternal and unlimited self-giving. That is God: three perfect divine Persons who perfectly share the unique divine nature." Insight-fully magnificent Father, thank you. Father's homilies were always like this.

Your brother in Christ Jesus
And His Most Blessed Mother,
Jim (The Rosary Man) Dacey Jr OFS

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