What if we did what we say?
As followers of the little poor man of Assisi, we profess to try, with God’s grace, to live our lives according to our Rule and the Gospel. To follow Christ, as Francis did, to the best of our ability, according to our state in life. I might ask myself when was the last time I examined the life of Francis to see how he followed Christ? When was the last time I read the original intent Francis had for his Third Order (Secular Franciscan) members to live out their profession?
Read the full reflection now. Written by Ray Hardwick, sfo, National Peace and Justice Commission Member