Friends, our first reading is from the First Book of Kings, and it’s one of my favorite passages in the entire Old Testament. If you’re going on a retreat, spending a Holy Hour, or just wanting to get in touch with the Lord at the end of the day, it’s a wonderful little passage to focus on. The setting is the early days of the reign of King Solomon, and the question it raises is this: If you could ask God for anything, what would you ask for?

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