So what the heck does my ever-expanding belly and a couple rude comments have to do with the Good Samaritan? Here’s the nugget I’ve been chewing on. I’ve three months to go, folks, and I bet plenty more comments about my appearance and weight will still be hurled my way. While my physical posture may stink because of this growing babe in my womb, the posture of my heart doesn’t have to equally stink. True love for God compels us to show charity toward our neighbors, even those who say the darndest of things.
Editor’s Note: The Practicing Catholic welcomes guest contributorÂ Charlotte Upah who provides inspiring weekly reflections at her Morning ReflectionÂ blog. Charlotte and her husband Stan are very active in church ministries, and they are also good friends to my family! I hope you will enjoy Charlotteâ€™s reflections as much as I do. — Lisa Happy New Year! … [Read more…]