Daily Meditation for March 15, 2024

How do you think you’d feel if you were informed you just won a million dollars? WOW! Most of us would jump for joy and scream, “I can’t believe it! How could I be so lucky?” Most likely we’d feel blown away. Maybe we’d start to think of how we’d use the money. And yet—with a bit of reflection—maybe each of us would realize that we are millionaires. If we have relatively good health—that indeed is worth millions. If we suffer from health issues, any loving care we receive from family, friends or medical professionals is priceless. We are indeed rich in so many ways—God has gifted us with friends, family, parents, grandchildren, a place to call home, the beauty of nature, sunshine and rain. We are millionaires when we compare ourselves with the people of Ukraine or Gaza and all war-torn countries. Let’s celebrate being millionaires.

By Marlene Meierhofer, OSB