Just share love!

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In the speech on the mountain, a speech given by Jesus for the people of the new Alliance, we listened to some words dealing with prayer, fasting and sharing. It’s significant that Jesus confirms the necessity of the prayer, the habit of fasting practiced within Judaism and the kindness of sharing goods with poor people.

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The preeminence of Christ

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In my opinion there is a text in the Gospel that well expresses the situation of many of today’s young people; that’s the text of the “young rich man” (Mt 19,16-22). It shows a young man in search, who asks himself about the meaning of life, who longs for the fullness of life and whose faith brings him to feel the insufficiency of the present time: “What good thing shall I do, that I may have eternal life?” (Mt 19, 16).

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Knowing ourselves

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The Letter to Titus urges young people to think (Titus 2:6), to reflect so as to acquire wisdom and discernment. Certainly thinking, paying attention to our heart’s movements and thoughts that invade our mind, rereading the whole day at night, is not easy.

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The Word of God

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“I write to you, young men, because you are strong and the Word of God remains in you, and you have conquered the evil one.” (1 Jn 2,14). The strength and the struggle against evil: according to the apostle John this is what marks young people, this is what a young man is invited to.

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