Carlo Carletto in Give Us This Day in lieu of a homily. Wait on God, he says, until the time comes when we are called, when we must speak out.
Adsum, says Samuel, in the Latin translation of today's first reading. Here I am. I come to do your will.
Wandering through my Facebook feed tonight, I found Samuel's story replaying in Amy Chanson of Diary of a Contemplative's post: "Use Me Instead." She is taking part in the #usemeinstead campaign where clergy are offering their photographs to be used in lieu of the African-American men's images
Adsum. Here I am. #usemeinstead
My friend Fran was also writing about being called - for yesterday's Feast of St. Anthony. Read her reflection, "A compelling call," at PrayTell.