Tag Archives: joy

My Song, My Life

The Gospel reading for today is the genealogy of Jesus. It may have been fictionalized but it does make for interesting reading. Jesus’ family tree is a colorful one. It includes a murderer and an adulterer, Jews and Gentiles, the … Continue reading

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Rejoice and Be Glad

Every epic tale since time immemorial has always involved the hero going forth on a quest or a mission to rescue the princess, or to win a kingdom or to save his people from the enemy or an impending disaster. … Continue reading

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Never Stop Hoping

All the wars and violence. All that anger and hatred fueling them. All that greed and selfishness. All the hunger and deprivation caused by them. All that licentiousness and hedonism. All the addiction and enslavement they engender. Are because we … Continue reading

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Two Christmas Stories

There are two Christmas stories in the Gospels, one by Luke and the other one by Matthew. The one by Luke is the story we are most familiar with: baby in a manger wrapped in swaddling clothes, a chorus of … Continue reading

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To Be Human Is To Hope

To hope is to be human. Man looks at the horizon Wondering what lies beyond, And he longs to find out. Man looks up the sky. He wants to reach out and soar as high, Maybe even further than his … Continue reading

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The Attitude of Gratitude – Day 8

    Thank God for Wednesdays! Many of our close friends and people who have known us for years know about our Wednesdates. When we were planning our wedding almost fifty years ago, we had a longish guests wish-list but … Continue reading

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The Attitude of Gratitude – Day 3

Today, I thank God for family and friends and say ‘Thank you’ to those who have accompanied me in my life’s journey. I thank them for the happy times, and these memories are with me forever, that were made possible … Continue reading

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