Monthly Archives: May 2018

Deuteronomy 13:11

Reflection:¬† It is an Old Testament call for community. It is a call to reach out to those less fortunate and less blessed than ourselves. There is a truth in that we have the capacity to be cruel to each … Continue reading

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Galatians 8:22-23 “Against These Things, There is No Law”

Galatians 8:22-23 “But the fruit of the Spirit is love, joy, peace, forbearance, kindness, goodness, faithfulness, gentleness and self-control. Against such things there is no law.” ¬†Reflection: If a person is filled with the Holy Spirit, or if at the … Continue reading

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Isaiah 56:7 — The Church is For All Peoples

A house of prayer for all nations. A house of prayer for all peoples. Isaiah 56:7 “these I will bring to my holy mountain and give them joy in my house of prayer. Their burnt offerings and sacrifices will be … Continue reading

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God Grants Courage

Reflection: God endows us with many gifts and skills. Some of them take a while to find and notice. Sometimes we simply don’t see what it is that God gave us because it is actually pretty obvious or easily taken … Continue reading

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Ordinary Things Becoming Miracles

I got to thinking this morning about how each of us is endowed with a variety of skills and talents and abilities– not all of which need to be extraordinary or spectacular. I got to thinking that some of the … Continue reading

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