Having our loins girded, therefore,
with faith and the performance of good works,
let us walk in His paths
by the guidance of the Gospel,
that we may deserve to see Him
who has called us to His kingdom.
In Christ, in baptism in the Spirit, we are sanctified and we become witnesses so that his salvation reaches the end of the earth.
We are the inheritance of God, chosen portion, part that belongs to him in a unique and singular way, because loved by him just as he loves the Son.
In Jesus, in the human name that the Son of God receives, we can now also pronounce the name of God and in the Spirit cry out “Abba! Father!”.
God asks us to live the labors of life with three verbs: to stand up not to be crushed, to take care of others, to look for new ways.
From the top of the mountain the sentinel widens the gaze and recognizes that the joyful news of Christmas has a universal destination, for everyone!