Tag: gospel reflections


Nations shall walk by your light, and kings by your shining radiance. – Isaiah 60:3 Do we who seek God seek Him in the hearts of His followers? Do we recognize the light of Christ in others? When we seek His light, do we find Him? And when we find His light, do we reflect… Read More ›

Recognizing the Messiah

“Now, Master, you may let your servant go in peace, according to your word, for my eyes have seen your salvation, which you prepared in sight of all the peoples, a light for revelation to the Gentiles, and glory for your people Israel.”  – Lk 2:29-32 Simeon recognized the Messiah in a little baby. He looked… Read More ›

Feb. 13-17, 2017

Mon., February 13, 2017 Genesis 4:1-15, 25; Mark 8:11-13 The Pharisees came forward and began to argue with him, seeking from him a sign from heaven to test him. – Mk 8:11 What signs has Jesus given me in my life? Lord, I know you are always putting signs in front of me to help… Read More ›

Jan. 9 – Jan. 13, 2017

Mon., January 9, 2017 The Baptism of the Lord Isaiah 42:1-4, 6-7 or Acts 10:34-38; Mt 3:13-17 And a voice came from the heavens, saying, “This is my beloved Son, with whom I am well pleased.” – Mt 3:17 At His baptism the Father said he was well pleased with the Son. Do I believe… Read More ›

Nov. 21-25, 2016

Mon., November 21, 2016 The Presentation of the Blessed Virgin Mary Rev 14:1-3, 4b-5; Lk 21:1-4 “for those others have all made offerings from their surplus wealth, but she, from her poverty, has offered her whole livelihood.” – Lk 21:4 The poor widow gave all she had. How generous am I? Lord, you have given… Read More ›

Nov. 14-18, 2016

Mon., November 14 Revelation 1:1-4; 2:1-5; Luke 18:35-43 “What do you want me to do for you?” He replied, “Lord, please let me see.” – Lk 18:41 Faith in Jesus will always help us see things more clearly. Where do I need help to see spiritual things more clearly? Lord, there are times I just… Read More ›

Nov. 7-11, 2016

Mon., November 7, 2016 Titus 1:1-9; Luke 17:1-6 Be on your guard! If your brother sins, rebuke him; and if he repents, forgive him. – Lk 17:3 Jesus encourages us to avoid doing wrong. What area do I most need help to avoid doing wrong? Lord, I try so very hard to avoid doing wrong…. Read More ›

Oct. 31 – Nov. 4, 2016

Mon., October 31, 2016 Philippians 2:1-4; Luke 14:12-14 Rather, when you hold a banquet, invite the poor, the crippled, the lame, the blind – Luke 14:13 What ways of God most puzzle me? Lord, your ways are so mysterious at times. Help me to understand all your ways. Grant me the discernment to see which… Read More ›

Oct. 24-28, 2016

Mon., October 24, 2016 Ephesians 4:32 – 5:8; Luke 13:10-17 He was teaching in a synagogue on the sabbath. – Luke 13:10 Jesus points out that good works are permitted on the Sabbath. Do I observe the Sabbath completely and properly? Lord, I know it is your day, but there are so many projects that… Read More ›

Oct. 17-21, 2016

Mon., October 17, 2016 St. Ignatius of Antioch, bishop & martyr Ephesians 2:1-10; Luke 12:13-21 Then he said to the crowd, “Take care to guard against all greed, for though one may be rich, one’s life does not consist of possessions. – Lk 12:15 How does my greed get in the way of my relationship… Read More ›

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