Category: Reflections

O you of little faith!

Posted: 8/3/20 | by | Category: Ordinary Time, Reflections

Have you faith the size of a mustard seed? Have you the faith of a child? What kind of faith have you? Is it weak, minimal, viable, strong or blessed with certitude? Faith requires one’s willingness to stretch beyond the self-obvious. Faith demands one has the courage and willingness to step out of the ordinaryContinue Reading »

Fear not genuine doubts

Posted: 6/24/20 | by | Category: Ordinary Time, Reflections, Uncategorized

Jesus said to the Twelve, “Fear no one. Nothing is concealed that will not be revealed, nor secret that will not be known. What I say to you in darkness, speak in the light; what you hear whispered, proclaim on the housetops.” Fear is the greatest power which can conquer a human being’s heart, mindContinue Reading »

Be not afraid

Posted: 6/16/20 | by | Category: Ordinary Time, Reflections, Uncategorized

“…LIKE A MIGHTY CHAMPION MY PERSECUTORS WILL STUMBLE, THEY WILL NOT TRIUMPH. In their failure they will be put to utter shame, to lasting, unforgettable confusion. O Lord of hosts, you who test the just, who probe mind and heart, let me witness the vengeance you take on them, for to you (I have EntrustedContinue Reading »

Hate or Love

Posted: 6/12/20 | by | Category: Ordinary Time, Reflections, Uncategorized

The choices are yours to make all throughout your God-bestowed lifetime. Dr Martin Luther King, Jr wrote the following words, “Hate begets hate; violence begets violence; toughness begets a greater toughness. We must meet the forces of hate with the power of love…Darkness cannot drive out darkness; only light can do that. Hate cannot driveContinue Reading »

Ascension of Christ

Posted: 5/18/20 | by | Category: Easter Season, Reflections, Uncategorized

“I glorified You on earth by accomplishing the work that You gave me to do. Now glorify me, Father, with You, with the glory that I had with You before the world began.” This one unearned blessed life God has bestowed upon you has a purpose. You possess a role to play in the unfoldingContinue Reading »

Voice of the Shepherd

Posted: 4/30/20 | by | Category: Easter Season, Reflections, Uncategorized

God led forth His people like sheep. He guided them through the desert like a flock. He led them on secure and unafraid. (Ps 78:52-53). He is the Shepherd, the Rock of Israel.” (Genesis 49:24). He is our God and we are his people, the flock he shepherds.” (Ps, 95:7). “For I know the plansContinue Reading »

On the road to Christ

Posted: 4/24/20 | by | Category: Easter Season, Reflections, Uncategorized

Looking back on my own lifelong journey to draw closer to our Savior Jesus Christ, I decided to pray about, and reflect upon these six decades plus of life I have been able to experience. My life has been and remains my ongoing personal “Road to Emmaus” story. Luke’s story about these ancient disciples ofContinue Reading »

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 »