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Thursday 16 November

Wisdom 7:22-8:1; Psalm 119; Luke 17:20-25

A mirror of God’s majesty

The author of the Book of Wisdom, in today’s reading, seems almost to be describing the soul of God! Rather, though, he speaks of God’s love and light and insight, lighting up the good person. Here is the shining and radiant hope offered us. Is it really possible, I might think, to be so ‘soaked’ in this spirit that I truly am a friend of God? And that it shows itself to others? Dare I pray that for myself – and others?

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