“I am the light of the world. Whoever follows me will not go around in darkness but will have the light of life.” (
A teacher was explaining the story of creation to her class. She told the students that on the first day God created light to dispel the darkness that existed. Every year the children took the class well. However, this year a smart
That evening after school, she contacted the priest and got her answer. “God is light. In him, darkness never existed. He is uncreated light; on the first day, he created light that you and I may see. The light with which we see was his creation for us his creatures to appreciate his creativity.”
True religion has always been associated with light. The scriptures describe God as dwelling in inaccessible light. To the prophets God was light to
The great candelabra recalled the pillar of fire, which guided the Israelites through the wilderness.
The Pharisees objected the self-testimony of
Part of our human condition aggravated by sin is the absence of light for seeking and discerning what is good. We need to be continuously enlightened by prayer, listening to the Word of God, studying the teachings of the Church and accepting the good advice of our brothers and sisters. By these means,