2007 Sept – Oct

Dear Rosary Makers,

How dry I am! Simply put I kept coming up empty until I reached the point I decided this
dryness, be it spiritual or mental, was to be the theme for this writing. At any rate, dryness was supplanted with a companion, but hopefully more virtuous, theme. Perseverance.
The impetus finally came with the reading of the Gospel on Wednesday, September 19 and two of the subsequent general intercessions. Luke 7: 31-35 reads:
Jesus said to the crowds: “To what shall I compare the people of this generation? What
are they like? They are like children who sit in the marketplace and call to one another,
‘We played the flute for you, but you did not dance. We sang a dirge, but you did not
For John the Baptist came neither eating food nor drinking wine, and you said, ‘He is
possessed by a demon.’ The Son of Man came eating and drinking and you said, ‘Look,
he is a glutton and a drunkard, a friend of tax collectors and sinners.’ But wisdom is
vindicated by all her children.”