Knocking

Today is my one day off and I am normally not given to posting…or doing much of anything beyond reading a book, taking a walk, and thinking about lunch. Such are the occupations on my days off. Did I mention a nap? Anyway…. I was struck by two Lenten reflections on the gospel for the day that came my way this morning: one from Bishop Barron and the other from Deacon Connor Penn, a seminarian and transitional deacons for the Diocese of St. Petersburg, Florida. Today’s gospel is the very familiar passage: “Jesus said to his disciples: ‘Ask and it will be given to you; seek and you will find; knock and the door will be opened to you.‘” (Mt 7:1-12) Continue reading