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The Holy Way

Posted: 12/10/18 | by | Category: Advent, Reflections, Spiritual Common Sense, Uncategorized

God had spoken. The prophets had listened and shared this Good News with the people of God. Some ears heard, others were distracted and still some ears ignored our Lord. Hearts and minds yearned for that promised moment when the expected Lord would appear among them. They knew He would be born in the stockContinue Reading »

Advent as a season of anticipation

Posted: 11/30/18 | by | Category: Uncategorized

Advent is here. God so loved the world that He sent forth His only begotten Son, to be born of the Holy Virgin Mary, and was loved, cared for, and protected by his holy father, Joseph. Jesus, the Holy Child was blessed and prepared for His three-year ministry by their collective God-inspired loving union knownContinue Reading »

Christ our King

Posted: 11/19/18 | by | Category: Reflections, Spiritual Common Sense, Uncategorized

God so loved the world that He sent forth His only begotten Son—to preach and teach, to heal and renew, and to die and rise in fulfillment of the ancient Scriptures. The Risen Christ transformed the history of humanity, and the whole world. Let there be no doubt. No great king, emperor or ruler hasContinue Reading »

If only…

Posted: 11/15/18 | by | Category: Prayers, Reflections, Uncategorized

If only I could be closer to You, dear Lord. If I could just reach out my hand and touch You and feel Your infinite and merciful touch. If only I could grasp You in a mere moment of my full understanding of You, my beloved Lord and God. Where are You at the momentsContinue Reading »

Thank You, O Lord

Posted: 11/12/18 | by | Category: Prayers, Uncategorized

Thank You, O Lord, for letting me live another day. Thank You, O Lord for the provision of adequate shelter. Thank You, O Lord, for the many gifts of adequate foods, crops and waterways and other beneficial resources. Thank You, O Lord, for the bountiful crops of the fields, fruits of the orchards, and variousContinue Reading »

The rich poor woman

Posted: 11/7/18 | by | Category: Reflections, Uncategorized

Her wealth was not in materials. Rather this poor widow was living a life as a sign of contradictions. She gave her last two coins to our Lord. It was not a large value in monetary means. However, she gave all she had. All too often, if not most often, many, if not actually mostContinue Reading »

As the human heart tolls

Posted: 10/15/18 | by | Category: Reflections, Uncategorized

You have within you a special place, a holy chamber, one known throughout ancient writings, throughout human history as being called “the human heart”. There within the very depth of your being is a sacred place where you can find rest, heartfelt wisdom and the company of our dear and beloved Lord. There within thatContinue Reading »

Rich in faith, poverty of heart

Posted: 10/9/18 | by | Category: Reflections, Uncategorized

For those of our church community who are among our young people, pay attention to the world around you. Older adults by the hundreds, if not thousands can confirm what I am about to say. This world from day one tells us we need a fancy style of clothes, a new and expensive sports carContinue Reading »