Every moment

Jesus says that if we are to be his disciples, we are to take up our cross and follow him.

 

Does it mean that we deliberately look for suffering?

 

Indeed, sometimes, some have thought this to be the case.

 

However, it rather means that we embrace the life that has been given to us with its mixture of joys and sorrows its blessings and limitations. It is about accepting reality.

 

It is about changing what needs to be changed and can be changed.

It means accepting what we cannot change.

 

It means trusting that God is with us in all that we experience. That God will indeed turn to good everything for us.

 

This is our life, a gift from God.

 

Even its rough and hard moments are steps towards happiness…