The Pilgrim Log

Weekly Inspiration to Live Your Daily Pilgrimage

How Should I Respond to God’s Gifts?

A Recap of This Sunday’s Word At Mass this Sunday, we heard the prophet Amos says “Woe to the complacent…they shall be the first to go into exile.” When we take God for granted and live for ourselves, there are consequences. In the second reading St. Paul says, “Lay hold of eternal life, to which […]

Follow Me: Why Matthew Followed Jesus

We recently celebrated the Feast Day of St. Matthew, when the Church remembers one of the Lord’s apostles and his conversion. Matthew’s conversion occurred in Capernaum, by the Sea of Galilee, where he worked as a tax collector. (That was not a popular job; most tax collectors in those days were known to ‘cheat’ from […]

Are You Feeling Unworthy of Answering Christ’s Call?

Because Jesus said that he came to call sinners, he has provided every single one of us with a path to forgiveness and redemption. There have been a few times in my life where I felt unworthy of Christ’s mercy due to bad choices that resulted in broken relationships and in one or two cases […]