“They that hope in the LORD will renew their strength, they will soar as with eagles’ wings; They will run and not grow weary, walk and not grow faint.” Isaiah 40:31 Isaiah 40:31, my favorite verse… There is so much… Read More ›
Restlessness – longing for God
“Come to me all you who are weary and burdened and I will give you rest.” Matthew 11:28 NIV RESTLESSNESS, a reality in a busy world. What is restlessness? Is it just depravity of sleep? Is it running the rat… 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 ›
An invitation to waste time
“Because you are precious in my eyes and honored, and I love you” Isaiah 43:4 Can you name the invitations you have received lately? Perhaps you were invited for a birthday, an anniversary, a wedding or a graduation? What about… Read More ›
A place to run to
Do not let the past disturb you. Just leave everything in the Sacred Heart and begin again with joy. St Teresa if Calcutta Are you exhausted and burdened and need to find an oasis of rest? Are you in a… Read More ›
The first Adorations of our Lord
“In the Mass and in the Eucharistic Adoration we meet the merciful love of God that passes through the heart of Jesus Christ.” Pope John Paul II Today’s reading is a biblical story we have heard many times and is… Read More ›
Opening the gates of the heart
Let the Lord enter, he is king of glory. Psalm 24 Earlier in our Advent journey, we found ourselves looking within to make room for Christ in our heart. As Christmas draws near, we are ready to allow Christ to… Read More ›
Drowning – who will rescue you?
“Reach out your hand from on high. Deliver me from the many waters.” Psalm 144:7 Have you ever felt like you were drowning? In our safety meeting at work this week, our home safety topic was on drowning and what… Read More ›
Prayer – my design or God’s?
“Let the words of my mouth and the meditation of my heart be acceptable to you, O Lord, my rock and redeemer.” Psalm 19:14 Do you feel frustrated when you sit down to pray and your mind is cluttered with… Read More ›
The deeper meaning
“Be still and know that I am God.” Psalm 46:10 When you read Psalm 46:10, what comes to mind? What do you think God is asking you? This verse has been a headline in my head for years. In fact,… Read More ›