Letting go of our work and its success or failure is never easy, but the gospel is clear. It is our obligation to preach the Good News in word and deed and leave the results to God. Gospel spirituality is demanding. Called to be pilgrims going from place to place and taking nothing for the journey, we strive to live and speak the Gospel of Justice in such a way that God's direction can be clearly seen and experienced by those to whom we are sent.
Demanding a radical humility, a total putting aside of everything that is not of God, we need always to remember that justice for all is God's good news, not ours. This is not to say that we cannot be good instruments in God's orchestra. Each of us is gifted and our talents are the means God uses to invite people to know and love the Lord. Our insights, compassion, and thirst of justice can be wonderful signs of God's love for the world, but unless they always point towards the Lord, they can get in the way of God's glory.
Today, let God's justice shine and get out of the way.
What blocks you from being Good News?