Is fear of commitment stopping us from following Jesus?
Oswald Chambers said, “Once the call of God comes to you, start going and never stop.”
This reminds us that it is important to dedicate ourselves to our commitments. Whether it be marriage or a vocation to the church, we must be loyal to what we have promised. We have to ask for forgiveness when we fail, and turn to Jesus for renewal no matter what happens.
How can you and your family work harder at staying true to your commitments? What have you promised to yourself and to others?
My friends, today we are invited to pray for the strength to honor our commitments.
Father Pinto Paul, C.S.C. serves as the International Director of Holy Cross Family Ministries. Prior to his ordination Father Pinto received many degrees in areas ranging from Political Science to Theology. Ordained a priest in 1999, he served as a parish priest, vice principal and administrator of Holy Cross School in Northeast India. Father Pinto grew up in Kerala, India with his 8 siblings. In 2010 he came to the United States for further studies, pursuing a Ph.D. in Educational Leadership. If you run into him, you may hear him say, "A life well lived is a life lived for others," a mantra he strives to live by.