According to the first reading we will not hear the voice of God until we rid ourselves of the feeling of guilt that is brought about by sin. When Isaiah was told by the seraph that the coal touching his lips would cleanse him of guilt and sin – Isaiah was empowered with a spirit of boldness to answer the Lord “Here I am, use me”. We may or may not have such dreams but spending time with the lover of our soul will take us from sin to boldness for Christ. The Gospel highlights that a student is not greater than his teacher. What God reveals to us in prayer is meant to be shared with multitudes, be not afraid of people. How cheap the life of a sparrow is in the world system and yet how precious they are to our creator; how so uniquely he knows us that each hair is numbered. If God knows which hair fell on the ground do we think he does not know about our dire situations? We are his – let us relax and continue to praise Him in all circumstances as that is his will for us in Christ. Because we are one in in Christ.
Prayer: Abba Father, thank you for the spirit of boldness that you equip us with to proclaim your love from the rooftop. Amen.