Category: Spirituality

Our God is with Us

From today’s Responsorial Psalm 46: There is a stream whose runlets gladden the city of God, the holy dwelling of the Most High. God is in its midst; it shall not be disturbed; God will help it at the break of dawn. The City… Continue Reading “Our God is with Us”

Happy St. Patrick’s Day!

Finding God in the Interruptions

Surely this doesn’t happen to you. Imagine being in the middle of an engrossing project, one that needs to be finished within the hour/day/week. And along comes a person/phone call/incident that interrupts this all-important (truly) task. It’s not hard for me to imagine myself… Continue Reading “Finding God in the Interruptions”

Teach Me Your Paths, O Lord

Today I am sharing Sister Gervaise Valpey’s reflection on tomorrow’s reading for the 3rd Wednesday in Lent. Tuesday, Third Week of Lent March 13, 2012 Daniel 3: 25, 34-43; Matthew 1: 21-35 The reading from Daniel 3:25, 34-43 encourages us to delve deeper into our… Continue Reading “Teach Me Your Paths, O Lord”

Remember the Marvels the Lord has Done

Today’s antiphonal response from Psalm 105 is: Remember the marvels the Lord has done.

Climb up to the Roof and Enjoy the Sunset

When before the beauty of a sunset or a mountain, you pause and exclaim, “Ah,” you are participating in divinity. – Joseph Campbell When you see a beautiful sunset on the way (especially in winter) it’s good to go up on the roof to… Continue Reading “Climb up to the Roof and Enjoy the Sunset”

Some Days You Just Have to Leave It to God!

I couldn’t get to writing a post last night or this morning. But a friend posted the following on my Facebook page. I’m goin’ with it! Good morning, this is God. I will be handling all your problems today. I will not need your… Continue Reading “Some Days You Just Have to Leave It to God!”

Teach Me Your Paths

Today’s Responsorial Psalm is Psalm 25 Your ways, O Lord, are love and truth to those who keep your covenant. Your ways, O LORD, make known to me; teach me your paths, Guide me in your truth and teach me, for you are God… Continue Reading “Teach Me Your Paths”

God Is Always Doing Something New

Today’s First Reading is a wonderful passage from the 43rd chapter of the Prophet Isaiah. For me it brings to mind a promise from the Prophet Jeremiah. God has plans for us . . . something new that we can’t even begin to imagine.… Continue Reading “God Is Always Doing Something New”

Take Up Your Cross or the Cost of Discipleship

Today’s Gospel reading is from Mark 8 Jesus summoned the crowd with his disciples and said to them, “Whoever wishes to come after me must deny himself, take up his cross, and follow me.  For whoever wishes to save his life will lose it,… Continue Reading “Take Up Your Cross or the Cost of Discipleship”