“The one who treated him with mercy.”

The above quote is the response to a question Jesus asks after sharing the parable of the Good Samaritan. The lesson here is that we are all called by God to care for our neighbor. And who is our neighbor? The question that instigated Jesus's parable reveals that everyone is our neighbor. Friend, family, stranger, … Continue reading “The one who treated him with mercy.”

Another reflection on following the Leader

One of the Gospel options for yesterday is from John, Chapter 11. It's the story of the death and rising of Lazarus, and features his two sisters, Martha and Mary. Jesus is not there for them, to heal their brother from some unknown malady (Scripture does not give us this detail). And so, on the … Continue reading Another reflection on following the Leader

Jesus Our Hope (my latest WINE entry)

https://catholicvineyard.com/index.php/2021/04/14/god-so-loved-and-now-we-have-hope/ Here is my latest blog entry from Women In the New Evangelization. I love to guest blog for them! It encourages me to think more deeply about the daily Scripture readings and really delve into their meaning for my life, and then, hopefully, for yours! (Pun intended!) God bless you!

Meditations on the Sorrowful Mysteries

Jesus is in agony in the Garden of Gethsemane -It’s not just about fearing the torture He knows He will undergo very soon. It is not just this dread of the pain and the degradation. It’s not even just about the false accusations that will lead to His arrest and all the terrible things that … Continue reading Meditations on the Sorrowful Mysteries

the little way

If you're not familiar with St. Teresa of Lisieux, you really should get to know her. I've embedded a helpful link so you can learn about her "little way." It's a way of life and, when practiced out of love for God and His people, it leads to real joy and inner peace. I entitled … Continue reading the little way