Sometimes, when I think about eternity and what it is like to step from this life into the Life that never ends, I wonder what it is like - say - after a few hundred years or so. What does one do after that?
And then I think of Hebrews 12.
That's when I smile. The saints are cheering us on. Who is waving a bell and telling me that I can do it? St. Teresa of
. She's my biggest fan. "Run, sweetie, run!" Avila
Therefore, since we are surrounded by so great a cloud of witnesses, let us rid ourselves of every burden and sin that clings to us and persevere in running the race that lies before us. (Hebrews 12:1 - a portion of the readings from today's Mass)
And who is cheering for you?