Category: God’s Presence

What Do We Long to See?

Wednesday’s Responsorial Psalm (from Psalm 27) speaks of the deepest longings of our hearts: One thing I ask of God;  this I seek: to dwell in the house of God all the days of my life, that I may gaze on  the loveliness of… Continue Reading “What Do We Long to See?”

Tomorrow is Election Day

Yes, Tuesday, November 6th, is Election Day. No matter who is elected, we remember the words from Tuesday’s Responsorial Psalm (Psalm 22): All the ends of the earth shall remember and turn to the Most High; All the families of the nations shall bow… Continue Reading “Tomorrow is Election Day”

Where Do You Find God?

In Saturday’s Responsorial Psalm (Psalm 122), the psalmist declares: I rejoiced because they said to me, ‘We will go up to the house of the Lord.’” We so readily recognize churches and cathedrals as houses of God. But where might we find God besides… Continue Reading “Where Do You Find God?”

Drawing Water with Joy

Wednesday’s Responsorial Psalm is from one of the Canticles of Isaiah (Isaiah 12:2-6) God is indeed my savior; I am confident and unafraid. My strength and my courage is God, who has been my savior. With joy will you draw water from the wells… Continue Reading “Drawing Water with Joy”

We Marvel at the Moon

Psalm 8 is Saturday’s Responsorial Psalm and marvels at God’s creation. When I behold your heavens, the work of your fingers, the moon and the stars which you set in place –  How is it that you should be mindful of us,  or the… Continue Reading “We Marvel at the Moon”

Every Being, an Abode of God

Every being is an abode of God, worthy of respect and reverence. – Hindu Scripture

Watching the Dawn Arise

One of my favorite Psalms is Psalm 139. And on Friday it is one of our readings – the Responsorial Psalm. Guide me, Lord, along the everlasting way. If I take the wings of the dawn, if I settle at the farthest limits of… Continue Reading “Watching the Dawn Arise”

To Believe in God

God is not too hard to believe in.God is too hard not to believe in it. (in my opinion anyway . . .)

Where Do We Find the Presence of God?

There is nothing besides the presence of God. Being itself is derived from God and the presence of the Creator remains in each created thing. – Menachem Nahum of Chernobyl

A Sunset Is a Reminder

Friday’s Responsorial Psalm from Psalm 19 reminds us: The heavens declare the glory of God; and the firmament proclaims God’s handiwork. Day pours out the word to day, and night to night imparts knowledge.