At the mass this evening for the Solemnity of Ascension, Fr Emmanuel Danjoux had only one word for us to ponder over – that word is HOPE. What does this word spell for each of us?
Confident that our Lord Jesus has ascended into Heaven and sits at the right hand of God our Father and always intercedes for us, we can cling on to all his promises. There are so many wonderful promises and every one of them will come true. What can we hope for? Plenty, more than we can ever fathom, think of or even dare to ask.
For me it is quite enough right now to contemplate on the HOME our Lord is preparing for me. When it is ready, He will call me and I will go HOME to him. Alleluia! In John’s Gospel chapter 14 we are told by Jesus himself: Trust in God and trust in him, Jesus . . .
This is a very special Gospel message for me. We have much to hope for!
H – old on the the Truth which is God’s Word
O – ver and above all, give Him praise for He is good all the time
P – erpetually He will be glorified by all who love Him with a sincere heart
E – ternally too will all the angels and saints in heaven adore Him.