Tag: scripture

March 14-18, 2016

Monday, March 14 Daniel 13:1-9, 15-17, 19-30, 33-62; John 8:12-20 Jesus spoke to them again, saying, “I am the light of the world. Whoever follows me will not walk in darkness, but will have the light of life.” John 8:12 Jesus is the light of the world. What parts of my world do I most… Read More ›

Feb 29-March 4, 2016

Monday, February 29 2 Kings 5:1-15ab; Luke 4:24-30 “Amen, I say to you, no prophet is accepted in his own native place.” Am I accepting of others in my community? How can I be more accepting? Lord, I can be so self-centered. Help me to be more accepting to all those around me. Show me… Read More ›

February 28, 2016

Third Sunday of Lent “… I shall cultivate the ground around it and fertilize it. …” (Luke 13:8) We often think that we bear fruit on our own. We don’t. We work toward it, we pray about it, but the grace to bear fruit comes from Jesus. After all, Jesus is the gardener. However, we… Read More ›

Feb. 8 – 12, 2016

Monday, February 8 1 Kings 8:1-7, 9-13; Mark 6:53-56 Jesus heals. There are so many kinds of healing needed these days. What do I need to ask Jesus to heal in myself and in others? Lord, there are many areas of my life that need your healing touch. Help me to understand the area in… Read More ›

January 31, 2016

Fourth Sunday in Ordinary Time “But he passed through the midst of them and went away.” Luke 4:30 Jesus passed through the midst of them. Unseen. Unrecognized. Even when he read the scripture to them, they did not recognize him. They did not recognize their Savior. How many times has Jesus passed through our midst… Read More ›

January 24, 2016

3rd Sunday in Ordinary Time He said to them, “Today this scripture passage is fulfilled in your hearing.” – Luke 4:21 Jesus tells the people in the synagogue the Good News. The prophesy of Isaiah has been fulfilled. He is the One who is to come. And He proclaims liberty to captives and sight to… Read More ›

Jan. 18-22, 2016

Monday, January 18 1 Samuel 15:16-23; Mark 2:18-22 What new behaviors are now necessary in my living with Christ? Jesus, help me to see what I need to change in my daily life in order to grow closer to you. Grant me the courage to make those changes. For to grow closer to you is… Read More ›

Do Whatever He Tells You

  His mother said to the servers, “Do whatever he tells you.” – John 2:5 These are the last words of Mary recorded in the Bible. What powerful words they are. Sometimes I feel as if she is speaking to me. Do whatever he tells you. We visited the Holy Land several years ago and… Read More ›

Jan 4-8, 2016

Monday, January 4, 2016 St. Elizabeth Ann Seton, Religious Matthew 4:12-17, 23-25 “The people who sat in darkness have seen a great light.” Reflect on a time when Jesus brought light to your dark time.   Tuesday, January 5, 2016 Mark 6:34-44 Jesus loved the people and fed them. What have I done to feed… Read More ›

The Epiphany of the Lord

We saw his star. (Mt 2:2) We are seekers. We are on a journey in search of our God. Sometimes we see him. We see him in creation. We see him in a baby’s smile, a sunset, and the kindness of strangers. The Eucharist. We hear him in a bible verse, a homily, and a… Read More ›

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