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Luke, Chapter 5, verse 9-10:
9 For astonishment at the catch of fish they had made seized him and all those with him, 10 and likewise James and John, the sons of Zebedee, who were partners of Simon. Jesus said to Simon, “Do not be afraid; from now on you will be catching men.”
When the boat came to shore these men these fishermen; forsook everything. They gave up their careers, businesses, families and were committed 100 percent to the mission of Christ and they followed Him. Is there anything or anyone in this world that you would give up everything to follow? These men were not perfect specimens as disciples; yet; our Lord chose them: and through them as imperfect as they were, He created His bride the Holy Roman Catholic church; which is still ran by far from perfect men. If today you hear his voice saying do not be afraid; follow Him!
We are created in the image and likeness of God and we have a choice: To do good or to do evil. Daily we must decide if we are for ourselves and pursue the things of the world or are we going to follow Christ by picking up our cross daily and freely live under the flag of Christ.
Father John Parks  states that the flag we choose to live under determines everything.
He asks, “Whose flag are you under? Do we consciously choose to serve or do we just let it happen? We have a choice here and indecision is a decision itself. Who’s flag will you follow Christ’s or Satan’s. True freedom comes not from doing what you want but doing the things you were created to do.
Father John recommends we follow the flag of Christ (poverty, chastity, obedience) and not that of Satan (greed, lust, pride) by having a battle plan.
1. Be in the state of grace at all times-Go to Mass if you fall get up go to confession.
2. Pray-we know who we are by knowing who’s we are. Remember Saint Joseph is known as the terror of demons.
3. Do your daily duty; there is great heroism in finishing the daily tasks.
4. Be Humble and obey. When you break a commandment you do not break it as much as it breaks you.
5. Seek a community there is strength in numbers “Iron sharpens iron”. Remember the Holy Spirit is what sets us free.
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