Tag: gospel reflections

Seeking A Sign

He sighed from the depth of his spirit and said, “Why does this generation seek a sign? Amen, I say to you, no sign will be given to this generation.” Mk 8:12 Jesus sighed.  The Pharisees were testing him. They did not believe him and did not wish to believe him. They probably would not… Read More ›

Are We Aware?

And he said, “Amen, I say to you, no prophet is accepted in his own native place. – Lk 4:24 I heard new things in this gospel reading today. And it led to a lot of questions. Do we take others for granted? Do we take our co-workers and family members for granted? Do we… Read More ›

God Visits His People

Jesus went to the synagogue on the sabbath and and he stood up to read. “He has sent me to proclaim liberty to captives and recovery of sight to the blind …” – Lk 4:18 Jesus tells the people in the synagogue that this scripture has been fulfilled in their hearing. That God has come to… Read More ›


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 ›

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