We think that we have our lives in order – that we are in control – that we can become whatever we want to be – that we are the masters of our lives – that we have a deep faith … not so!
St. Paul in 2nd Corinthians 4:7-15 reminds us:
“We hold this treasure in earthen vessels, that the surpassing power may be of God and not from us. … always carrying about in the Body the dying of Jesus, so that the life of Jesus may also be manifested in our body. … “
The truth is that we are fragile human beings. We live in a fragile world and have little control over the world around us whether it be the natural order, the political order, the military establishment or the world of big business. We are little people. We need to do what is legitimate…
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