Category: Lent

Lazarus and you

Posted: 3/27/20 | by | Category: Lent, Reflections, Uncategorized

Lazarus was a man whose life was filled with daily suffering. His sisters, Martha and Mary deeply loved Him. A man like Lazarus in our modern society all too often is relegated to some obscure place in society. All too often, in our modern society, a modern Lazarus is seen as being a burden onContinue Reading »

Why faith does matter

Posted: 3/17/20 | by | Category: Lent, Reflections, Uncategorized

“Did I not tell you that if you believe you will see the glory of God? So they took away the stone. And Jesus raised his eyes and said, “Father, I thank you for hearing me. I know that you always hear me; but because of the crowd here I have said this, that theyContinue Reading »

Prayer

Posted: 3/16/20 | by | Category: Lent, Prayers, Uncategorized

Dearest, loving Lord, Our hearts are infected with countless fears of death. A great and fearful silence now burdens far too many hearts, minds, and spirits. Death resulting from a seemingly unknown and untested illness has destroyed thousands of lives around the world. This burdensome illness has wracked far too many lives throughout our modernContinue Reading »

Blessings on me

Posted: 3/12/20 | by | Category: Lent, Reflections, Uncategorized

Lord, You have always poured countless blessings onto humanity. For this alone, I give an abundance of thanks to You, O Lord, our God. My parents taught us to always say, “Please and thanks’. They taught us this so that one day when we would be adults we would go out into society being adultsContinue Reading »

How fortunate I am

Posted: 2/27/20 | by | Category: Lent, Reflections, Uncategorized

I try & I try each and every day. I work hard. I am honest. I am responsible. I respect other people. I do not cheat, lie or try to pull a scam on anyone. I look around & see many people whose cars are expensive, their clothes are too, and they seem to beContinue Reading »

Surpassing Righteousness

Posted: 2/12/20 | by | Category: Lent, Uncategorized

We quickly are approaching the great SEASON of LENT…A season of 40 days when we prepare ourselves for the upcoming Passion of our dear Lord and Savior Jesus Christ. Let us NOT mistake LENT as just some liturgical Season of the Liturgical Year. No, the Message of LENT, the purpose of God’s only begotten SonContinue Reading »

Palm Sunday

Posted: 4/9/19 | by | Category: Lent, Reflections, Uncategorized

On Palm Sunday we celebrate the entrance of Jesus into the City of Jerusalem. He knows and we know today that this final passage into Jerusalem is a symbol for His final entrance into what will unfold to become the Passion of Jesus Christ. We look back with great clarity. Yet! Underneath all that intellectualContinue Reading »

We are sinners

Posted: 4/5/19 | by | Category: Lent, Reflections, Uncategorized

You are a sinner and so am I and so is every single human being. We are a broken and imperfect race of various peoples. Our one common thread is our own humanity. Do you even care about people whom you know not; people who certainly share in your own humanity? Do you truly careContinue Reading »

The Prodigal Son

Posted: 3/26/19 | by | Category: Lent, Reflections, Uncategorized

Luke’s well renown and much treasured story of The Prodigal Son provides an ancient truth which hits dead center to the way modern societies approach life. In America we as a society are bombarded all day with messages that tell us we must have this or that, and we must go here or there, orContinue Reading »

A day to journey

Posted: 3/20/19 | by | Category: Lent, Reflections, Uncategorized

“This is the day our Lord has made. Let us rejoice and be glad.” These are ancient words which live on in countless hearts and minds. All too often, we “know” these words but we forget them and the basic Truth they succinctly express. At your moment of birth, God breathed life into you. GodContinue Reading »