READING I: 1 Samuel 15:16-23
RESPONSORIAL: Psalms 50:8-9, 16bc-17, 21 and 23
GOSPEL: Mark 2:18-22
It is the same with us. We have a long cherished principle about something and when we are called to see the flaw in it we refuse. We cannot let go of what we hold dear, we become blind. Its a fact of life that we have to be willing to have our ideas challenged and changed many times during our lifetime.