Jesus Taught Us the Need for Vigilance

Luke 21:34-36


We should lead temperate lives because the

End will happen without any warning.

Let us pray every day; what do you say?

We’re sober and calm; we’ll have a great prom.


Good fasting leads to life everlasting.

Too many sweets lead to many defeats.

God sees all things including our patience.

Suffer for His name and give Him the fame.


Jesus Christ told us to “watch at all times.”

The Second Coming will be without chimes.

Only God has the right to damn people.

Luke’s three verses are not curses.  Amen.


We should be alert and not be inert.

Let us cling to our hope and do not mope.


Patrick McCaskey


Patrick McCaskey is a Vice President and Director of the Chicago Bears, Chair of Sports Faith International, and Chair of WSFI Catholic Radio 88.5, as well as poet and the author of our Sports and Faith Series.  The Sports and Faith Series include stories of athletes and others who live exemplary lives like George “Papa Bear” Halas, Pat’s grandfather. Surprising, inspiring, and all very human, Patrick McCaskey’s Poems About the Gospel is his first book of poems. Readers can find a few words of encouragement in each poem. Poems About the Gospel is available from Sporting Chance PressAmazon and select bookstores like the Little Way in Crystal Lake.



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