On this Sunday of All Saints, Fr. Andrew looks at the hard words of Jesus about leaving family behind for His sake.
“He who loves father or mother more than Me is not worthy of Me and he who loves son or daughter more than Me is not worthy of Me and he who does not take his cross and follow Me is not worthy of Me.” (Matthew 10:37)
Later on in the same passage, the Lord Jesus also includes houses and lands in the list of things to leave behind and we should interpret this not only to mean real estate but any possessions.
And He expands…