Author: Fr. Roy Cimagala

Be simple but not naive

THAT’S what Christ wants us to be. Simple but not naïve. In fact, he wants us to very clever and shrewd. “Be as cunning as serpents and as innocent as doves,” he said. (Mt 10,16)

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The lost sheep and the lost shepherd

WE are familiar with the parable of the lost sheep that holds so many precious lessons for us. (cfr Lk 15,1-7) We should try to be that shepherd who was willing to leave behind 99 faithful sheep to look after the one who went astray and got lost. We can imagine what that shepherd went through to look for that sheep. For a sheep to get lost can mean that it went to another area where it and the other sheep should not go. And so the shepherd must have explored some unfamiliar places to find it. It’s not...

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