Privileged. Blessed. What is God telling you?

Blessed or privileged, there is a big difference.
This is what a Bishop said at a talk this past weekend.
The thought keeps floating around my head.

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I don’t think I realize how privileged I am.
I live in America.
I have an apartment.
I have a car.
I have a job.
I can go buy food when I need to.
I have a phone and can communicate with people.

So, what does this mean as far as being blessed?

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He saved us and called us to a holy life, not according to our works but according to his own design… 2 Timothy 1:9

That verse from this coming Sunday’s Second Reading tells me that I am blessed through God’s design.
I am created in God’s image and His Son Jesus saved me.
This is a blessing from God for every single human being on earth, not a privilege to some.

Lent reminds me that I am called to be holy.

As we head towards the second week of Lent, what do you hear God telling you?

Domenic Scuglia - on Twitter: "As we enter our season of Lent today with  Ash Wednesday, Pope Francis offers suggestions for fasting. God bless each  of us as we try to replicate