“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.”

A repeat entry on some things Jesus said

Today's Gospel reading from Matthew inspired me 3 years ago to write at LENGTH about forgiveness and prayers for our enemies. I'm sharing again today because I still think it's worth pondering and prayerful consideration. So, here it is. Sorry, not sorry that it's so long. https://drowning-in-lemonade.com/2018/06/20/on-loving-my-enemies-i-just-cant-do-it/

Luke 6:27-38 and Cobra Kai

Today's Gospel reading in the Catholic lectionary is from the Gospel of Luke, Chapter 6, verses 27-38. It's the rather well-known passage about loving our enemies and it's definitely timely. Probably because it's a timeless theme. I have written on this theme before. If you'd like to read my thoughts on that, here you go! … Continue reading Luke 6:27-38 and Cobra Kai