July 19. Making choices.  “Procrastinating and changing our mind are what many of us do much of the time.” Give us some examples Phumla challenged the others. “I missed out on a job because I couldn’t decide.”  “I studied for 2 years and then decided to change courses.”  Looking at Gran, Granddad shared, “I should have married her when we first met, 45 years ago, rather than so late in life, when both of us had been married to someone else. Do we rely enough on God in our decision making so that we can make good choices so as to give God glory?” 

In those days when the king of Egypt was told that the people had fled, the mind of Pharaoh and his servants was changed. “What is this we have done that we have let Israel go from serving us?”  So he pursued the sons of Israel as they went forth and overtook them as they camped by the sea.  From Exodus 14:5-18  

CHOOPope Francis. Trust in God recognises God’s light shining beyond the darkness.  It enables a relationship to be free, without a need to control, dominate or oppress. AL 110.    The urgent challenge to protect our common home includes a concern to bring the whole human family together to seek a sustainable development, for we know that things can change.  LS13  CHOO