God or Mammon

“You cannot serve God and mammon”
A reflection on Luke 16:13-15, Exodus 20:3, Deuteronomy 5:7
Saturday of the Thirty-First Week in Ordinary Time
©️2021 by Gloria M. Chang

I tell you, make friends for yourselves with dishonest wealth, so that when it fails, you will be welcomed into eternal dwellings.

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From King Midas to King Jesus

Icon of Christ the King

31st Week in Ordinary Time, Saturday (Year II)

Luke 16:9-15

The earth is the clay for shaping heaven in our hearts. The five senses, soul and spirit are the tools for fashioning this eternity. 

Everything King Midas touched turned into gold in the Greek myth—twigs, flowers, corn, apples… It delighted him for a little while until he starved, for gold was indigestible!… Read the rest