When Jesus calls Mathew to leave everything and to follow him, everyone is curious. Mathew wonders, “does He mean me?” Others murmur “He couldn’t mean the tax collector!”

The call of Mathew is an icon to the Truth that it is not by merit that God chooses, but by His plan.

O Gracious God, may I be open to your surprises for me and others. May my trust in your plan never be doused by doubt