Study of the Readings
Joyce Ann Zimmerman,
• Words, Phrases
• To the point
• First Two Readings
John Kavanaugh, SJ
The Higher Wisdom
What is our treasure that, once found, is worth all we can sell or
trade? What is the pearl of great price for which we would sacrifice
John J. Pilch
To find God brings great joy, but the discovery has a potential
for disaster as well as for grace.
beginning to live a spiritual life and growing toward maturity
needs tutors, guardians, and trustees until the fullness of time
arrives for him.
First Comes the Finding
For some, a dramatic experience of God’s grace is a special
blessing. For others, the discovering of the invitation of God’s
reign in their lives comes after a long search.
Reginald H. Fuller
It is not just pious make-believe to say that everything will turn
out all right in the end; it is an assurance based upon what the
believers have already experienced from God.