Family Reflection Video: Are You Ready to Meet God Face to Face?

Posted by Father David Marcham on Aug 1, 2017 5:12:38 PM
Father David Marcham

When I hear one of parables about the weeds and the wheat, and the final harvest, I think about meeting God face to face.

We are all at different places in our faith journey. Some are standing off in the distance either away from the faith or tentatively looking on … and others are in the midst of God’s presence. Though we are all individuals, as baptized Catholic Christians, we are called to be like Christ, not just for our own salvation, but to bring others to him as well.

When we do meet God face to face, we want to feel a sense of peace and joy. Jesus is inviting you and your family and friends to draw closer now and get more comfortable in His Presence. Think about some ways you can do this. Do you know someone who is watching you and could use your example or prayers or counsel?

I close our time together today with a beautiful quote from St. Alphonsus Liguori:

“There is a practice that is most powerful in keeping us united with God.

That practice is the constant recollection of His presence.”

For additional reading:

The Explanation of the Parable of the Weeds, Matthew 13:36-43

Moses’ Intimacy with God, Exodus 33:7-11;34:5B-9, 28

Learn more about St. Alphonsus Liguori, Bishop and Doctor of the Church

Topics: faith, journey, joy