Holy Gospel of Jesus Christ according to Saint Matthew 7,6.12-14
Jesus said to his disciples: “Do not give what is holy to dogs, or throw your pearls before swine, lest they trample them underfoot, and turn and tear you to pieces.
Do to others whatever you would have them do to you. This is the law and the prophets.”
“Enter through the narrow gate; for the gate is wide and the road broad that leads to destruction, and those who enter through it are many.
How narrow the gate and constricted the road that leads to life. And those who find it are few.”
1) That which is sacred: Today we are all called to take care of sacred things. Starting at home, I would tell you that I would have to preside over the Mass with more delicacy, with more details of love, because these are sacred things … but also to be respectful of that which is sacred and religious. We may have to accept that we have not been good custodians of sacred things and that we did not know how to take good care of them. I know that in the past there was special clothes that was referred to as Sunday clothes, this clothes was used only to go to mass, those of you who are over 70 should understand me, as well as the mantilla that women placed on their heads during Mass or upon entering a church, etc. These are all examples of the neatness and respect that was very present. What has happened to us?
2) The golden rule: It is “do not do to others what you do not want done to you.” It is the key rule of our life; today God proposes that you live this life knowing that your life must be that kickoff that motivates us to continue fighting and rowing. But it is key that in our coexistence the changes begin within ourselves as we cannot give what we do not have.
3) Narrow: Nobody has it easy in this life, we all struggle day to day. But there is a happy ending. Do not be afraid of what comes your way as God is by your side. The key to enduring all this is humility. Humility is that pill that makes you small but keeps you agile and clever so that you can surpass all difficult moments.
May God bless you in the name of the Father, of the Son and of the Holy Spirit. And always remember Heaven is our goal.