Daily Gospel Reflection for November 2, 2017 - All Souls' Day

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Today’s Gospel: John 6:37-40 – All Souls’ Day

Death never goes away. And every year, on this day, we’re reminded of those who have died before us.

It’s a bittersweet moment, really. In some ways, it’s jarring. There are still bowls of Halloween candy around, after all.

And yet, isn’t that the way of life? In today’s Gospel, Jesus reminds us that He “will not reject anyone who comes to me.” He states, very clearly, that He wants to “raise [us]on the last day.”

There will be plenty of pain and sorrow before that day. It won’t be easy.

Ponder:

What’s one thing you can do today for your eternity?

Pray:

Lord, hold those who have gone before me close today. Lead me closer to your heart as I pray for them. Amen.


Copyright 2017 Sarah Reinhard

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