In this reflection for the Thirty-First Sunday in Ordinary Time, Colin MacIver reminds us that if we love God first, and above all, everything else falls into place.
While it might seem like everyone likes to tell us what we can’t do, and which rules to follow, Jesus makes it a point in the Gospel that our first aim should be to love God with all our mind, heart, soul, and strength. Doing that puts everything else into perspective and makes all of the complicated stuff fall into place.
Aimee and Colin MacIver
Contributors to Enkindle: Family Scripture Reflections
AIMEE AND COLIN MACIVER are co-authors of Power and Grace, Theology of the Body for Teens: Middle School, The Parent and Sponsor Guides for Chosen: Your Journey Toward Confirmation, and Belonging: Baptism in the Family of God. They also co-wrote Quick Catholic Lessons with Fr. Mike. Both are graduates of the Franciscan University of Steubenville and teach at St. Scholastica Academy. They live in Covington, Louisiana with their two children, Leo and Zelie.