Message of the day

“The danger lies in routine”

'Did our hearts not burn within us as he talked to us on the road?' If you are an apostle, these words of the disciples of Emmaus should rise spontaneously to the lips of your professional companions when they meet you along the ways of their lives. (The Way, 917)

I love to speak of paths and ways, because we are travellers, journeying to our home in Heaven, our Father’s land. But don’t forget that, though a path may have some particularly difficult stretches, and may occasionally involve wading across a river or passing through an almost impenetrable wood, as a rule it will be quite passable and ...