Who Would He Say I Am… in My Sunday Best?


A Beautiful, Camouflaged, Mess of A Life

In today’s readings in Matthew 16:15-16, Jesus asks his disciples,

“But who do you say that I am?” Simon Peter answered, “You are the Messiah, the Son of the living God.”

As we listened to these readings, our Catholic community was celebrating the holy sacrifice of the Mass outside. I really wish I had thought to take pictures before and after Mass, as the weather was perfect.

Driving in to Mass, I knew I was solo-parenting for the experience. And, since it was outside, I knew we’d be a little out of our element. Therefore, I was not above bribing cooperation out of my son. The deal we struck on the drive in to Mass was, if he cooperated during Mass, said his prayers, helped me corral his sister, and was polite, he could earn a milkshake afterward.

I had the smoothest Mass in a long time! Sure, I allowed…

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About Jonathan Caswell

Mr. Caswell has been composing poetry at least since High School. He has been on WORD PRESS for ten years and contributes to two other blogs beside this one. This blog has a Christian emphasis but all bloggers are welcome. Mr. Caswell chooses to---with permission--re[post material of interest

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