Month: March 2018

The Resurrection: Making All Things New

One of the things I think about, when pondering the infinite mysteries of the Resurrection of Christ is how it answers the question of why would God leave being God and take upon our human nature. Christ was like us in all things but…

LOCKED FROM THE INSIDE

Here is a different take on Holy Week. I have had this experience only once or twice in my lifetime, both times they were frustrating. I am speaking of knocking on the door of my house but it is locked from the inside and…

WHAT STEPHEN HAWKING TAUGHT ME ABOUT REALITY

There are only six or seven thinkers who have provided me with systems of reasoning that shape who I am today. In this sense, I assimilate different philosophies, patterns of comparitive religion, trends at looking at what makes up total reality, all forming my…

THREE WISHES

If you had three wishes, what would they be? In my Lectio Divina (Phil 2:5) I fumbled across these ideas when thinking about Jesus. My three wishes would be radically different than if I selected them six or seven years ago. I am coming…

WHAT’S IN IT FOR ME?

The “Me” generation can’t seem to find the prespective that says, “Thy Will Be Done.” Instead, they are “What’s in it for me?”  Sad. In my Lectio Divina yesterday, (Phil 2:5), I asked myself the question, “What’s in it for me?” I know, Lectio…

PRAY FOR ME.

I say it to everyone I meet at Good Shepherd, “Pray for me.” I don’t mean to be asking people to do something for me that is clearly irrelevant to some. My Lectio Divina on Phil 2:5 took this turn. FOR THOSE IN MY…

WHAT DO YOU SEE?

What we see we do not see.  What we hear we do not hear. Read Mark 8:17-19  New Revised Standard Version Catholic Edition (NRSVCE) “And becoming aware of it, Jesus said to them, “Why are you talking about having no bread? Do you still not…

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