Mother and son relationship tuned into the will of the other

Tuesday of 16th week, based on Matthew 12:46-50

While he was still speaking to the crowds, his mother and his brothers were standing outside, wanting to speak to him. Someone told him, “Look, your mother and your brothers are standing outside, wanting to speak to you.” But to the one who had told him this, Jesus replied, “Who is my mother, and who are my brothers?” And pointing to his disciples, he said, “Here are my mother and my brothers! For whoever does the will of my Father in heaven is my brother and sister and mother.”

Scripture passage from the New Revised Standard Version Bible: Catholic Edition, copyright 1989, 1993, Division of Christian Education of the National Council of the Churches of Christ in the United States of America. Used by permission. All rights reserved.

Judith Anne O'Sullivan, O.P.

About Judith Anne O’Sullivan, O.P.

Judith Anne lives in Community in the Dominican House of Prayer in Dunedin, New Zealand. She believes we are all called to be Gospel people, women and men of the Risen Christ. Her Mission is to live and preach this Truth. Silence is an important part of her life.