ROBUR AB ASTRIS … 21st Sunday (Year C) | August 21, 2016

21st Sunday in Ordinary Time – Year C

[fa class=”fa-book fa-2x teal”] Readings: Is 66:18-21 / Heb 12:5-7, 11-13 / Lk 13:22-30

[fa class=”fa-pencil fa-2x teal”] Last week, I wrote about the difficult struggle of a climb I did with friends at Mt. Ugu in Northern Philippines 26 years back. The support of my own little version of my “cloud of witnesses” kept me going, until we all safely made it to the destination, where we were able to celebrate Mass. One thing beautiful about trekking up heights is the difference that is made when one keeps the goal in sight, when one sees the ultimate destination in the looming, but beckoning distance. The sight of the summit, as much forbidding as inviting, keeps one focused on the goal. The view of one’s destination, though seemingly unreachable, keeps one pining for more, walking some more, putting in just a little bit more effort each time, at least to put one foot before the other, “one step at a time.”

[fa class=”fa fa-hand-o-right fa-2x teal”]Continue reading on Fr Chito’s blog – Pan de la Semana.