Category Archives: Love thy Neighbor

Psalm 35:1-3, Psalm 43

Psalm 35:1-3 (NKJV) “Plead my cause, O Lord, with those who strive with me; fight against those who fight against me. Take hold of shield and buckler, and stand up for my help. Also draw out the spear, and stop … Continue reading

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Same Message, Different Voices

When I contemplate and consider the many different religions and faiths and spiritual expressions and denominations that exist, often I wonder if there isn’t at least one core fundamental thread of thought or one principle that exists that would transcend … Continue reading

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Mathew 5:11 “Blessed are you when people revile and persecute you….”

Mathew 5:11 (NRSV) “Blessed are you when people revile you and persecute you and utter all kinds of evil against you falsely on my account.” Reflection: People who would persecute and discriminate against you and use the Bible as their … Continue reading

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1 Corinthians 15:58

1 Corinthians 15:58 : “Therefore, my dear brothers and sisters, stand firm. Let nothing move you. Always give yourselves fully to the work of the Lord, because you know that your labor in the Lord is not in vain.” (NIV) … Continue reading

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John 15:12 “… that you love one another as I have loved you.”

“This is my commandment, that you love one another as I have loved you.” – John 15:12 (ESV) Reflection: It seems so simple doesn’t it? That people should love and respect others as they would want to be loved and … Continue reading

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Romans 13:8

Romans 13:8  “Owe no one anything, except to love each other, for the one who loves another has fulfilled the law.” Reflection: I am sure I have visited this passage before in this blog ministry but perhaps in light of the … Continue reading

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A Message from Fr. James Martin

“I was a stranger and you did not welcome me.” President Trump has announced that he will order the construction of a Mexican border wall, the first in a series of actions to crack down on immigrants, which will include … Continue reading

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