Ask, Seek & Knock

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Jesus said to his disciples:Ask and it will be given to you; seek and you will find; knock and the door will be opened to you. For everyone who asks, receives; and the one who seeks, finds; and to the one who knocks, the door will be opened. Which one of you would hand his son a stone when he asked for a loaf of bread, or a snake when he asked for a fish? If you then, who are wicked, know how to give good gifts to your children, how much more will your heavenly Father give good things to those who ask him. “Do to others whatever you would have them do to you. This is the law and the prophets.” (Matthew 7:7-12)

I do not necessarily need to share a reflection on today’s Gospel from Matthew 7:7-12. Rather, I need to believe it! As a dad, I remember my children asking for all kinds of things and I remember often saying no, no, no, no, no, ok. I love my daughters and I want them to be happy. When I can do things good for them, fun for them or helpful for them, I want to do it. Kids keep on keeping on. I think as children of God, we should keep on asking, seeking and knocking. God will definitely outdo our love infinitely.

Mike Burke; Thursday, February 18, 2016
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Ask, Seek & Knock

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