The Word Among Us

July/August 2024 Issue

Just One Loaf in the Boat

Jesus Can Do So Much With So Little

By: Clara McClean*

Just One Loaf in the Boat: Jesus Can Do So Much With So Little by Clara McClean*

Sometimes I feel like I’m a fraud. I am a Christian, and want to please God the Father, but I’m aware that, well, I just don’t love others enough. And after all, God is love. Meanwhile, I am aging, which means I’m running out of time to get this loving business right. I just feel that I don’t have enough to give. Like the other morning at Mass.

Do You Not Remember? While in line for Communion, I notice a neighbor in a pew not far away. A neighbor who is distant. Who doesn’t...


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