Jesus’s teachings are centered around the Kingdom, but in today’s world, the Kingdom can seem so far away. However, it is easy to bring it closer: we simply need to invite Jesus into our hearts and lives!
The Kingdom of God is within us when Jesus rules in all we do. If we take time to audit right now, how much time we spend with God, with family, gadgets, friends, activities, our priorities are always moving, but there is always room for the Lord within us.
What distracts us from keeping Jesus close? Do we hold a special place in our hearts for faith?
Lord, we pray that God’s Kingdom may win in our hearts so we may be channels for bringing it to others.
Father Jilson Tom, C.S.C. is from the Northeast India Province of Holy Cross. A native of Kerala, Father Jilson has been serving in a parish and school ministry since his ordination twelve years ago. He joins the Family Rosary team as an Assistant, while he works to study Pastoral Counseling in the Boston area. With a personal devotion to Mother Mary, Father Jilson is thrilled to be working to enhance family prayer through the Rosary. And if you ever need a listening ear or want to play a board game, Father Jilson’s your guy!