Opportunities are also everywhere and so you must always let your hook be hanging. When you least expect it, a great fish will swim by. – Og Mandino
As we enter this New Year, let us be open – with joy – to the mystery of how our lives will unfold. There is nothing in a caterpillar that tells you it’s going to be a butterfly. – Margaret Fuller
People who have faith in life are like swimmers who entrust themselves to a rushing river. They neither abandon themselves to its current nor try to resist it. Rather, they adjust their every movement to the watercourse, use it with purpose and skill, and… Continue Reading “Have Faith!”
Thursday’s Responsorial Psalm is from Psalm 27 “I believe that I shall see the bounty of God in the land of the living. Wait for the God with courage; be stouthearted, and wait for God.” How right it is to say that waiting for… Continue Reading “Waiting for God Takes Courage”
On those days when we are face to face with our own failures – when we feel weak and defeated – we can take heart and reflect on these words from Friday’s reading is from 1 Corinthians 15: “By the grace of God I… Continue Reading “When We Come Face to Face with Ourselves”
There are two ways to live your life. One is as though nothing is a miracle. The other is as though everything is a miracle. – Albert Einstein How will you choose to live?
Friday’s reading is from the 14th chapter of the Prophet Hosea. Let the one who is wise understand these things; let the one who is prudent know them. Straight are the paths of the LORD, in them the just walk, but sinners stumble in… Continue Reading “Trusting that our God Walks with Us”
Friday’s responsorial Psalm is from Psalm 27 The LORD is my light and my salvation; whom should I fear? The LORD is my life’s refuge; of whom should I be afraid?
Today’s Gospel Reading is Matthew 6:24-34, and we are reminded. Seek first Kingdom of God and God’s righteousness, and all these things will be given you besides. Do not worry about tomorrow; tomorrow will take care of itself. Sufficient for a day is its own… Continue Reading “Seek First”
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”