The Faith of a Canaanite woman
Matthew 15: 21-28
Never be discouraged. Be persistent. This is what I think is the message of today’s Gospel for us. If you’re dreaming of something that is impossible to attain, this message is perfect for you. If you find life burdensome and you’re trying to quit, today’s Gospel is for you. Are there people in your life that instead of helping and encouraging you they try to put you down? Well, listen to the Words of Jesus for you today. Keep trying! Never give up. Find a way to make it happen. Always live for your dreams. Don’t give up because of one bad page in your life. Keep going. Your story doesn’t end here. If the plan doesn’t work, change the plan but never the goal.
Never give up just because of what people may say. Use that as motivation to push harder. Stars can’t shine without darkness because most of the time the darkest night produces the brightest star. There are always different forms and faces of problems but if you are persistent, God will surprise you with a great prize. It is difficult to wait but I think it is more painful to regret. Friends, keep your eyes on the prize and not on the problems. “Let it be done for you as you wish.”
Finally, if we have problems, seek help directly from the master and not of his servants. Go straight to the boss, not to his associates. Immediately approach the president, not his representatives. In seeking solutions for our miseries look for Jesus. You do not need to look elsewhere. (Ang taong mahilig sa palakasan system, sila kadalasan ang napapahiya at nasasabihan ng hindi maganda.) Lumapit sa pangulo at umiwas sa mga pang-gulo.