July 24. Making choices.  “Procrastinating and changing our mind are what many of us do much of the time.” “Give us some examples,” Dad challenged them. “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 make good choices that can give God glory?”

Reflect, share, act. Scripture:    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.  Exodus 14:5-18   Pope Francis. interdependence obliges us to think of one world with a common plan.  The same ingenuity which has brought about enormous technological progress has so far proved incapable of finding effective ways of dealing with grave environmental and social problems worldwide.  A global consensus is essential that could lead to planning a sustainable and diversified agriculture, develop renewable and less polluting forms of energy, management of marine resource and ensuring universal access to clean drinking water.   LS 164