Tag Archives: Gospel

Good Bones

For this purpose…. Jesus came for and with a purpose. Most of what we do in life is for a purpose – seldom is it just a random act. We might think it’s random, but likely we’ve had it on … Continue reading

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Where’s the value?

I woke this morning questioning the value of my blogging. Because there’s only so much time in a day after sleeping, eating and praying and blogging isn’t a 5 minute thing. I wrote this at 6 am and am finally … Continue reading

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Judging or being judged

How do we go about our days without feeling judged or casting a judging thought?  Do I answer a question or act in light of how I think someone will think of me?  In today’s Gospel, Herod really didn’t want … Continue reading

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New and Old

I’m in the front half of an “at home” retreat with a friend using the book 40 weeks  by Fr. William Watson, SJ.  We are in week 11.  I am to write a letter to Jesus asking for his help … Continue reading

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Something greater

Taking a few days off of writing gives a greater perspective in this new effort to share the Gospel daily with blogging. Who am I really talking to?  It is to you, the reader; however it is mainly to my … Continue reading

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Hear His voice

“If today you hear his voice, harden not your heart.” That was the Gospel Acclamation for today.  It came before we read Matthew 11:20-24.   Jesus speaks of the towns in which many healings took place.  He reproaches  them because … Continue reading

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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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