I picked the readings for my husband's and my wedding over 38 years ago. He sort of gave me that honor, I'll say. The Gospel passage I chose for the presiding priest to proclaim during our wedding Mass was entitled in my Bible, "The Great Commission." I thought, "Well, how perfect! I'm marrying a U.S. … Continue reading The Commission
Something to meditate upon this Good Friday… https://youtu.be/NegD8s3pUpw We could never thank You enough. But we can vow to live our lives worthy of the sacrifice.
On this Palm Sunday and in the final days of this Lenten season, I thought it was time to share once again this poem I wrote several years ago… Can you see Him? He’s there with that angry mob. No, he’s not he menacing one. He’s the peaceful One, the serene One, the holy One. … Continue reading Holy Week meditation
“Pray do not imagine, that those who make the noise are the only inhabitants of the field.” - Edmund Burke Often in life it seems it really is true that "the squeaky wheel gets the grease." We may infer from this old proverb that the squeaky wheel is in need of grease. But in real … Continue reading Who Else Is In the Field?
What if we just say Jesus, our Lord & Savior, was Jewish and that He said we should love our neighbor which means everyone? God loves us and wills us into being so every life matters to God. Jesus also tells us we should treat others as we want to be treated. That means we … Continue reading What if?
I hear that January 6th is some sort of anniversary. That's right, it's the Feast of the Epiphany, that glorious day, 12 days past Christmas when those amazing "wisemen" arrived from the East to bring gifts to the Christ child. For Catholic Christians, once Christmas day arrives, we begin to celebrate the epic event of … Continue reading #January6th
Christmas comes in a week! I’ve been reflecting on the Eve of the King’s birth. As a member of the Culture of Life, I recall and humbly ask you, dear reader, also to remember that the birth of Jesus sanctifies every human life and reminds us to not only be concerned with babies and their … Continue reading Almost There!
I read a reflection recently about hope and then heard a song about hope. And it got me to wondering how the average person would define hope. What is hope? That's not the proper question, though. Who is hope? That's the right question to ask because hope is a Person, and His name is Jesus. … Continue reading The Proper Question
"Share with God what is on your heart and seek to make Him your hope this Advent season." - Hallow App's Pray Advent Challenge for Friday, December 3, 2021 I just finished listening to today's reflection. It was great! I highly recommend this wonderful app for every day, not just during Advent or Christmas. As … Continue reading Jesus our Hope