Luke 8: 4-15
Both human worries and desire for pleasures can shipwreck the soul. The parables of the Lord call us to lead a sober life. Sobriety keeps pleasure in perspective. Sobriety helps legitimate worries to have context. Appealing to God always makes for a clean heart.
Lord Jesus, help me to hear your words and to imitate your deeds. You invite me to experience a peace that the world cannot give. May your Spirit inspire me to make a leap of faith.