Monthly Archives: September 2016

Life Makes All Things Possible

“To anyone who has, more will be given, and from the one who has not, even what he seems to have will be taken away.” ~ Luke 8:18 “Because you are alive, everything is possible.” A very profound lesson from … Continue reading

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Trust And Trustworthiness

The person who is trustworthy in very small matters is also trustworthy in great ones; and the person who is dishonest in very small matters is also dishonest in great ones. If, therefore, you are not trustworthy with dishonest wealth, … Continue reading

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To Love Is To Give

When a large crowd gathered, with people from one town after another journeying to Jesus, he spoke in a parable. “A sower went out to sow his seed. . . .” ~ Luke 8:4 I once saw on YouTube a … Continue reading

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Proclaim!

Jesus journeyed from one town and village to another, preaching and proclaiming the good news of the Kingdom of God. ~ Luke 8:1 I read the papers or watch the news and I often end up dejected or frustrated. There simply … Continue reading

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Behold, Your Mother!

When Jesus saw his mother and the disciple there whom he loved he said to his mother, “Woman, behold, your son.” Then he said to the disciple, “Behold, your mother.” ~ John 19:26  I see a lot of my father in … Continue reading

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The Way Of The Cross

For God so loved the world that he gave his only Son, so that everyone who believes in him might not perish but might have eternal life. ~ John 3:16 At the deepest level, faith is counter-intuitive. And no one has … Continue reading

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Blindness

Jesus told his disciples a parable: “Can a blind person guide a blind person? Will not both fall into a pit?” ~ Luke 6:39 There is so much misrepresentation today by leaders of their followers, by corporations of the clients that bring … Continue reading

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Changes Happen Through The Poor

Today is the Feast of the Nativity of the Blessed Virgin Mary. When God decided to send His only begotten Son to take on our humanity, He chose not a princess nor someone from royalty but a poor maiden from a … Continue reading

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Blessed Are The Poor?

Raising his eyes toward his disciples Jesus said: “Blessed are you who are poor, for the Kingdom of God is yours. ~ Luke 6:20  Is it indeed a blessing to be poor? Many people would rather be rich. Yet, many of … Continue reading

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What Do I Ask In Prayer?

Jesus departed to the mountain to pray, and he spent the night in prayer to God. ~ Luke 6:12 I am still thinking of what Mother Teresa said of prayer: “Prayer is not asking. Prayer is putting oneself in the hands … Continue reading

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