“Jesus said to his disciples, ‘Things that cause sin will inevitably occur, but woe to the one through whom they occur. It would be better for him if a millstone were put around his neck and he be thrown into the sea than for him to cause one of these little ones to sin.'” Luke 17:1-6
Today’s Gospel reflection from In Conversation with God on has special significance for those in a position of authority over children. Listen to the reflection by clicking on the play button below.
“If the simple folk live in a lukewarm state, the situation is regrettable. They hurt themselves, but a remedy is possible. If, however, it is the teachers who are lukewarm, then the Lord’s warning needs to be considered: ‘Woe to him by whom they come!’ Great harm can come from their lukewarmness, because it will easily spread to others and dampen their spiritual fervor.” — St. John of Avila