A man came from Baal-shalishah, bringing Elisha, the man of God, bread from the first-fruits, twenty barley loaves and fresh grain in the ear.’ ‘Give it to the people to eat’, Elisha said. But his servant replied, ‘How can I serve this to a hundred men?’ ‘Give it to the people to eat’ he insisted ‘for the Lord says this, “They will eat and have some left over.”’ He served them; they ate and had some left over, as the Lord had said.
First reading for the 17th Sunday of Ordinary Time
2 Kings 4:42-44
Love, true love, is its own reward. It works wonders.
Rarely will it go without other reward and gratitude.
- Pray that love will always finds its echo in you, and inspire fresh love in you.
Charity. St Giles, Cheadle. © 2018, Allen Morris