Homily for Wednesday of the 15th Week in Ordinary Time Year A
Intention for the Day: Prayer that God would find us worthy of those to reveal himself and mind and secrets today. Amen.
By: Fr. Cyril Akindele Osadare
Homily for Wednesday July 17 2019
Readings: Exodus 3:1-6, 9-12; Matthew 11:25-27
It’s strange that the greatest inventions of the world has been from those we consider as less sophisticated by the world’s standard. Probably, there is something God like in being simple and plain. Einstein, Bill Gates, Newton were all school drop outs, yet they were the ones who blessed the world with greatest achievements. It means we are just channels of graces and greatness is not about us.
In the first reading, God called Moses through the burning bush, something one can consider attractive to people who want to know more. Moses got closer and closer and closer to God. Jesus was happy in the gospel because the childlike attitude of simplicity and wanting to know, inquisitiveness helped the little disciples know more not those who considered themselves as known and special.
My dear friends in Christ, unless we allow God to attract us, we cannot grow in God. We are the ones that will go to God not God coming to us. And God have placed so many attractions around that could make us close, we only need to be docile enough to let it attracts us. If we are too serious, too sophisticated, too busy and too know, many of these attractions of God would pass us by.
May the Lord help us to be more docile and simple like little children. Amen.