Give Yourself to God!

Luke 21:4
For they all contributed out of their abundance, but she out of her poverty put in all the living that she had.

God needs nothing.  He wants you, not your stuff.  Some people give all their stuff and withhold themselves.  Others give themselves and their stuff naturally goes with the gift.  Today, give yourself to God and don’t worry about how little stuff you have.  God will be pleased if you give yourself.  He can make all the stuff He likes ex nihilo.  But He waits for the free gift of yourself in love.  Give yourself to Him, with the help of the Spirit.

Mark Shea


Mark P. Shea is a popular Catholic writer and speaker. The author of numerous books, his most recent work is The Work of Mercy (Servant) and The Heart of Catholic Prayer (Our Sunday Visitor). Mark contributes numerous articles to many magazines, including his popular column “Connecting the Dots” for the National Catholic Register. Mark is known nationally for his one minute “Words of Encouragement” on Catholic radio. He also maintains the Catholic and Enjoying It blog and regularly blogs for National Catholic Register. He lives in Washington state with his wife, Janet, and their four sons.

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