Daily Inspirations

Daily Inspirations

Thursday, October 20

I have come to set the earth on fire, and how I wish it were already blazing!
—LUKE 12:49

Catherine of Siena said that if we are as we should be, we would set the world on fire. That's what Jesus wants: each of us lit like a torch, beacons of his love and mercy in the darkness.

Ephesians 3:14–21
Psalm 33:1–2, 4–5, 11–12, 18–19
Luke 12:49–53

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