“And he watched over me before I knew him, and before I learned sense or even distinguished between good and evil, and he protected me, and consoled me as a father would his son.” St Patrick Have you felt this… Read More ›
Forgiveness of self
“Lord, if my brother sins against me, how often must I forgive him? As many as seven times?” Jesus answered, I say to you, not seven times but seventy-seven times.” Matthew 18:21 Do you find it difficult to forgive others? … Read More ›
Love your enemy
“Finally, may Christ inflame the desires of all men to break through the barriers which divide them, to strengthen the bonds of mutual love, to learn to understand one another, and to pardon those who have done them wrong.” Pope… Read More ›
Do you feel there is a dark cloud hovering over you?
“Thus says the Lord, if you remove from your midst oppression, false accusation and malicious speech; if you bestow your bread on the hungry and satisfy the afflicted; then light shall rise for you in the darkness, and the gloom… Read More ›
Deeper meaning of fasting
This, rather, is the fasting that I wish: releasing those bound unjustly, untying the thongs of the yoke; Setting free the oppressed, breaking every yoke; Sharing your bread with the hungry, sheltering the oppressed and the homeless; Clothing the naked… Read More ›
“Speak, for your servant is listening.” 1 Samuel 3:10 Today’s reading was from 1 Samuel 3, when God calls out to Samuel multiple times and he doesn’t recognize that it is God calling until Eli tells him to answer, “speak,… Read More ›
Love, a solution for division
“Do everything with Love.” 1 Corinthians 16:14 I was given an assignment to read 1 Corinthians completely through in one setting and then asked in the context of Paul’s audience in Corinth, what was the issues his letter was addressing… Read More ›
Where are you? Who are you?
“The LORD God then called to the man and asked him: Where are you?” Genesis 3:9 “Where are you?” In Thomas Keating’s book “The Human Condition: Contemplation and Transformation,” he writes that this question is the start of the spiritual journey…. Read More ›
How sturdy is the vessel carrying you through the storm?
“He got into a boat and his disciples followed him. Suddenly a violent storm came up on the sea, so that the boat was being swamped by waves; but he was asleep. They came and woke him, saying, ‘Lord, save… Read More ›
From messes to grace
“The meaning of life. The wasted years of life. The poor choices of life. God answers the mess of life with one word: ‘grace.’” Max Lucado Have you made poor choices in life? Would you describe your life or part… Read More ›