Friends, power and honor, in and of themselves, are not a bad thing, but we wreak havoc when we ask for them in the wrong spirit. When we beseech the Lord with our desires, let us ask for what God wants for us rather than what our egos have determined to be good.

Mass Readings

Reading 1 – Isaiah 53:10-11
Psalm – Psalm 33:4-22
Reading 2 – Hebrews 4:14-16
Gospel – Mark 10:35-45