Today’s readings invites us to reflect on what possesses us and what we need to do to leave behind to love the Lord fully. What do you value in your life? Do you value any of those things or people more than you value the Lord? A scene from the 1986 movie The Mission vividly portrays the need to cut out what holds us back from climbing the mountain of the Lord. We do not go to heaven with what weighs us down. What is the Lord inviting you to let go during this day?