Straining Towards The Prize

January 27, 2014 09:59

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One of the presenters on my retreat this weekend mentioned this statue in her talk.  It's of St. Ignatius of Loyola, and it can be found in Guelph, Canada.

As I looked at the image, I couldn't help but think of the words of St. Paul: "... forgetting what lies behind but straining forward to what lies ahead, I continue my pursuit toward the goal, the prize of God's upward calling, in Christ Jesus" (Philippians 3:13-14).  Today, let's not dwell on our past, but rather, with hopeful expectation, look forward to a brighter future.  What's holding you back?

Have a blessed Monday!

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