March 15. Practise and observe whatever they tell you, but not do what they do, for the preach but do not practice. Mike was interested in justice and peace issues. “We all have a right and a responsibility to judge for ourselves who and what is right and wrong. We have the freedom to choose who to vote for or to pay your e-tolls or what action to take with regard to climate change and economic justice. Then we also have to stand up for what we believe. It’s no good complaining about corruption in the government and then still take no action against injustice or still support them.” Reflect, share and act. Scripture: The Jesus said “the scribes and the Pharisees sit on Moses’ seat, so practise and observe whatever they tell you, but not do what they do, for they preach but do not practise. Matt 23:1-2. Pope Francis: Freedom is something magnificent, yet it can also be dissipated and lost. Moral education has to do with cultivating freedom through ideas, incentives, practical applications, rewards, examples and more. AL 267. SA Youth Responsibilities Bill 9. My responsibility in ensuring the right to freedom of religion, belief and opinion requires me to respect the beliefs and opinions of others and their right to express these, even when I may disagree. That is what it means to be a free democracy. Choose an act of love and sacrifice from the list, also published at www.marfam.org.za/lent
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