Many of us have comfortable lives, presumably made possible through sacrifice and hard work. We applaud young David, seeing him deserving of the King's throne because he faced Goliath bravely and worked hard as a shepherd. And like David, it's possible that the comfort of power and possession once positioned, blinds us to our own destructive force of entitlement. King David failed to recognize that with more power comes more responsibility. Fortunately for us, we have the opportunity to learn from King David's mistakes. Fr. Dustin Lyon encourages us to repent and with thanksgiving, remember all that the Lord provides that we are called only to steward.
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