Tag Archives: Catholic

Division or Invitation?

Today’s Gospel is compelling.  See Matthew 10:34-11:1    At first glance it looks like a very dictating and demanding Jesus. I wrote about it recently (See Spreading the word) and thought about the divisional side of relationships with Christ and … Continue reading

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Not afraid

A storm is raging outside as I write.  It is a real visual for my brain to think about this light and dark; of talking with you about what this means.  The rain hits so hard on the window I … Continue reading

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Enduring to the End

In reading today’s Gospel (Matthew 10:16-23) I could get very easily discouraged.  My Lord says I am to go like a sheep in with wolves; he says be both shrewd as serpents and simple as doves. I don’t want to … Continue reading

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Be made clean

When you came down from the mountain, Lord, you surely left a huge amount of teachings to those who had been with you. I walked the ground of this area eighteen months ago and saw it’s beauty. I was in … Continue reading

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John the Forerunner

Luke 1: 57-66, 80 57 Now the time came for Elizabeth to give birth, and she bore a son. 58 Her neighbors and relatives heard that the Lord had shown his great mercy to her, and they rejoiced with her. 59 On the … Continue reading

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The narrow gate

Matthew 7:6, 12-14 6 ‘Do not give dogs what is holy; and do not throw your pearls in front of pigs, or they may trample them and then turn on you and tear you to pieces.12 ‘So always treat others … Continue reading

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