God’s Will!

Ephesians 5:17
Therefore do not be foolish, but understand what the will of the Lord is.

Many people speak as though understanding what the will of God is has to be a task only for the most brilliant and/or mystical among us.  But Paul says, in today’s verse, that only a fool cannot discover the will of God.  Apparently, he thought that God was only too happy to reveal His will and that it was plain as the nose on our faces.  Today, meditate on the simple things that God wills: 
“He has showed you, O man, what is good;
and what does the LORD require of you
but to do justice, and to love kindness,
and to walk humbly with your God?” (Micah 6:8)

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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