On This Rock

Just about 2,000 years ago, Jesus laid out the grand plan for us all. His Holy Apostle Peter was made the “rock” upon which His Church would be built. The word of God, our Jesus Christ flowed through the Holy Spirit to the Apostles, Disciples and the holy Church then, and God’s word flows through our holy Church today.

“You are Peter, and on this rock I will build my Church, and the gates of hell will not prevail against it
(Matthew 16:18)

I’m thankful every day for all of the gifts Jesus continues to share with us. No matter how awful the world can get, whether through our media, partisan politics or whatever — I know Christ is with me, and the shifting sands of society quickly blow away, leaving a bedrock foundation that He provided so many years ago. 

It’s ours to behold, cherish and learn from; it’s ours to explore and act upon, to help others who are in need. It’s ours for the taking and the giving, to  gain courage, knowledge, wisdom, and even everlasting peace, if we so choose. 

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