Construction sites can sometimes be messy and hinder people from enjoying the current circumstances. However, the finished product frequently makes the wait worthwhile.
Our spiritual growth can sometimes be a little messy as well. We may take one step forward in our pursuit of holiness only to find ourselves backsliding three or four steps. However, we are encouraged to continue in the quest to unite ourselves more fully to the will of God and persevere in prayer.
The start of a new liturgical year is a good time to make some spiritual resolutions. What areas in our lives need to undergo some construction work?