In today's reading from the Gospel of Mark Jesus says the remarkable words, "For this purpose I have come." He is referring to His mission. He is to preach to all who have ears to hear, in His time and place, about the mercy and the salvation that only the Lord, His Heavenly Father, can … Continue reading Some Encouragement for Today
Here is the first part of my mini-retreat talk at Nellis Air Force Base a couple of weeks ago. The first two installments were posted yesterday and the day before so you can go back and read them if you didn't check in earlier this week! I began with a prayer attributed to St. Francis … Continue reading Most High and Glorious God…
Psalm 6 asks God the question, "How long?" How long must I wait? Seems like I am often waiting. But the irony is, I don't have to wait for God. God has always been ever patiently waiting for me! I need to surrender to Him, that's all. Give it all to Him, my life, my … Continue reading How Long?
Today's Gospel relates the story of Christ's transfiguration in the presence of three of His disciples. During this fantastic episode three apostles - Peter, John, and James - not only see God's glory emanating from within Jesus, but they hear the voice of His Father saying, "This is my beloved Son; listen to Him." In … Continue reading Matthew 17:1-8