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Sufficient Success?!

This sermon can be listened to hear
Gate Pa – Year B  10th Sunday of Ordinary Time,

Psalm                                     Psalm 138
First Reading:                         1 Samuel 8:4-11,16-20
Second Reading:                     2 Cor 4:13-5:1             
Gospel:                                   Mark 3:20-35                          

What I want to say:
I want to look at what we think sufficient success on earth is and compare that to what it might have looked like for Jesus. In his story it meant being accused of being possessed by the evil one, described as out of his mind by his family, people leaving him because if got too hard, and then crucifixion. So what is sufficient success on earth for us?
What I want to happen:
People to talk about what is sufficient success on earth for us is?

The Sermon
colleague posted on Facebook last week
using prayer from TSSF daily obedience
“"give your laborers . . . sufficient success on earth."
asked if people had …