Daily homily thoughts, 10/15

Today we celebrate St. Teresa of Avila. Our Gospel tells how we are always in search of one thing, but then we are confronted with “something better.”  The Gospel today notes that people were willing to go to the ends of the earth to hear the words of Solomon, but there is “something greater than Solomon here.”  And we hear about the powerful preaching of Jonah, but we also then hear how there is “something greater than Jonah here.” Teresa of Avila was always looking for that “something greater.”  Let’s do the same.