Our most profound witness to God’s love is often expressed in simple moments. When, in crossing our own street, we cross into worlds very different from ours to befriend and be present to our neighbors,..
A deep and lasting connection to God is formed one stitch at a time.
When is a time you were initially offended or disgusted over a concept, only to have God stick a real person in your path, who helped you start to see the world a little differently?
In today’s second reading, Saul makes his escape and forges new relationships whenever he hits walls in his ministry. To do so, he needs the help of others.
…what this temple leader may have written in his diary after Jesus visited his synagogue.
There are those who seek knowledge for the sake of knowledge; that is Curiosity. There are those who seek knowledge to be known by others; that is Vanity. There are those who seek knowledge in order to serve; that is Love. – Bernard of Clairvaux
When is a time you discovered a pivotal truth that flipped your way of viewing something on it’s head, and turned you from a naysayer or a persecutor, to a follower?
Whether or not we remember to invite him, the incarnate God, the cosmic Christ, walks on the waters of our hearts. He comes to the little boats of our consciousness, where we’re doing our best to deal with the storms handed to us by our lives.
…the process of the intentional examination of my thoughts, reading the actual text, and stripping away the accumulated notions of years opened me up to a new way of thinking about a particular text and shook me into a whole new experience.
It is often in times when we feel most lost or alone that we realize that we have allowed ourselves to turn down a blind alley—God has been and continues to be with us all along, if only we see the signs and trust in the promises.
Luke has placed in the story what Alfred Hitchcock used to call the “MacGuffin”–a seemingly unimportant detail that turns out to be a big deal later.
by Linda McMillan Middle-aged women traveling alone are not common in Ye. English-speaking women from America are not common either….
In this time of political campaigning, each candidate is clambering up on the pedestal their supporters build for them, then the candidates (and their supporters) try their best to knock the opponent off.
by Leslie Scoopmire Hebrews 11:29-12:2 In the epistle passage for this Sunday, the author of the Letter to the…
Certainly there was a parallel in the conversations – him pouring out his heart into my sympathetic silence, me pouring out my heart into God’s sympathetic silence.