Second Thoughts for Today – 25 January – Feast of the Conversion of St Paul the Apostle
St Paul’s life is perhaps the best known in the annals of the saints and his conversion was one of the most earth-shattering miracles of the early Church.
Of course, not all of us can be knocked off our feet by a vision of Jesus Christ but we can live our faith with the same intensity as that of St Paul did. After his conversion, St Paul spent his life spreading the news of Jesus everywhere and died as his final witness to the faith.
It is total commitment and heroism that planted the Christian faith and it is still needed very badly in our day. The bottom-line is this: