The Miracle of a Memory

It begins even before we can speak. The miracle of a memory. As infants, it was the memory of the sound of our mother’s voice that calmed us down whenever she whispered to us in the dark. We recognized her voice because we recalled it. We were comforted because our memory connected the voice to the person who loved us most. As students, it was the memory of what we had learnt that ensured our confidence and our success during a test. We recognized the questions because we recalled the answers. We succeeded because we inserted right memories beside respective questions. And as Christians, it is the memory of what Jesus accomplished on the Cross that gives our lives meaning and direction whenever we seem lost and despairing. We are comforted because we remember. And we are strengthened because Jesus is not just a memory, but a present and living reality. Continue reading The Miracle of a Memory