Tag: Jesus

Heal Me, Lord

Then he touched their eyes and said, “Let it be done for you according to your faith.” – Mt 9:29 What faith these two blind men had. They knew Jesus would heal them, they believed, and they were healed. I am not sure I have that kind of faith. I believe Jesus can heal, but… Read More ›

First Wednesday of Advent

“The Lord God will wipe away the tears from all faces” – Isaiah 25:8 Advent has just begun and I am suffering. Suffering from an illness that seemed to come out of nowhere. It has really knocked me down and out. The love and care of my husband has kept me from despair. The cards and prayers… Read More ›

Jan. 15-Jan. 19, 2017

Mon., January 16, 2017 Hebrews 5:1-10; Mark 2:18-22 Jesus answered them, “Can the wedding guests fast while the bridegroom is with them? As long as they have the bridegroom with them they cannot fast.” – Mk 2:19 What do I need to do have a deeper relationship with God? Lord, I desire a new and… Read More ›

I Did Not Know Him

Sun., January 15, 2017 Second Sunday in Ordinary Time “I did not know him, but the one who sent me to baptize with water told me, ‘On whomever you see the Spirit come down and remain, he is the one who will baptize with the holy Spirit.’ Now I have seen and testified that he… Read More ›

A Light for Christ

Do those who seek God find Christ, not in a stable in Bethlehem, but in you and me? As a child, I lived in a dark world. I lived in a world where lies were truth and abuse was called love and dark was called light. Looking back I can see that there were people… Read More ›

Oct. 10-11, 2016

Monday, October 10 Galatians 4:22-24, 26-27, 31-5:1; Luke 11:29-32  Just as Jonah became a sign to the Ninevites, so will the Son of Man be to this generation. – Lk 11:30 Jesus preaches repentance. What is God asking me to change? Lord, you are always nudging me to change many ways. Most times I just… Read More ›

Sept. 5 – 9, 2016

Mon., September 5 1 Corinthians 5:1-8; Luke 6:6-11 Jesus challenges us to stand up against laws that hurt others. What can I do today to stand up for the good of others? Lord, I know that frequently it is safer to keep quiet when faced with an unjust law. Help me to speak up at… Read More ›

August 29-Sept 2, 2016

Mon., August 29, 2016 The Passion of John the Baptist 1 Corinthians 2:1-5; Mark 6:17-29 Herod feared John, knowing him to be a righteous and holy man, and kept him in custody. When he heard him speak he was very much perplexed, yet he liked to listen to him. – Mk 6:20 Do I have… Read More ›

August 15-19, 2016

Mon., August 15 The Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary Revelation 11:19a; 12:1-6a, 10ab; 1 Corinthians 15:20-27; Luke 1:39-56 And Mary said: “My soul proclaims the greatness of the Lord; my spirit rejoices in God my savior.” – Lk 1:46-47 In her humility, Mary proclaimed the greatness of the Lord. Does my life always reflect… Read More ›

August 8-12, 2016

Mon., August 8, 2016 St. Dominic, priest Ezekiel 1:2-5, 24-28c; Matthew 17:22-27 “But that we may not offend them, go to the sea, drop in a hook, and take the first fish that comes up. Open its mouth and you will find a coin worth twice the temple tax. Give that to them for me… Read More ›

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