Echoed through the ages, the first two words of the prayer Jesus taught us introduces a paradigm shift in the way humanity perceives its relationship with the divine. The basis of our relationship is not “commercial” anymore (I give therefore I receive in return) but that of a new reality: Adoption.
“And if Christ has not been raised, your faith is futile and you are still in your sins.” 1 Corinthians 15:17.
With these striking words the apostle Paul reminds us of the crucial importance of Jesus’ resurrection which can be summed up in the following formulas
For many of us what we’re passionate about, what excites our souls, and gives us life, stands in contrast to the undertakings that fill most of our days. Things that, although they may be good, they distract and divert us from the lives that we are called to live.