We are faced with choices every day of our lives, some big and some small. We as Catholics have an understanding of freedom, our freedom to decide how we respond to every one of these choices, in every facet of our lives.
For several weeks now, our Year 10 students have been focused on how they can face some of the more difficult choices in life and there has been much discussion about morality, informed conscience, Scripture and church teachings, and of course consideration of what Jesus would do.
The Catechism of the Catholic Church #1733 tells us that it is our responsibility to use our freedom to choose what is true and good according to the Bible and teachings of the Church. And we are reassured that the more we choose good, the freer we become.
And so, as we return to our post-isolation lives, we are reminded that we should choose good wherever we can.
- Choose the good when you see someone sitting sad and alone
- Choose the good when a colleague needs some extra assistance with their work
- Choose the good when you are driving behind a Learner driver
- Choose the good whenever you can
The road ahead is still uncertain, there will still be tough times. But when we take time to reflect - we have hope, we are resourceful, courageous, resilient and we can always choose good.
Emma South, Teaching and Learning Coordinator, RST /Ministry Leader