Tag: justice

Wednesday of Hope – Tipping the Scales

In a world of injustice, God once and for all tips the scales in the favor of hope. – Max Lucado

May We Bring Justice to the Earth this Advent

Today’s Advent quote is from the Gospel Acclamation, which is taken from Isaiah 45:8. Alleluia, Alleluia. Let the clouds rain down the Just One, and the earth bring forth a Savior. Alleluia, Alleluia.

God Loves all without Exception

I read a wonderful quote from Anne Lamott that I thought was worth sharing. You can safely assume you’ve created God in your own image when it turns out that God hates all the same people you do. This advice on the back of… Continue Reading “God Loves all without Exception”

What Do Football and the Church Share in Common?

There’s a common thread that runs through many of the latest news items. I’m just wondering what is it that Football and the Church have in common? Is it that they both have major celebrations on the weekends? Is it that they are both… Continue Reading “What Do Football and the Church Share in Common?”

Taking Jesus Seriously

A few years ago I read a book entitled, Taking Jesus Seriously, by John Cowan. I recall agreeing with the author that we tend to rationalize away many of the things that Jesus said, and thus don’t really take him seriously. Just pay attention,… Continue Reading “Taking Jesus Seriously”

Bent Over with a Burden

In today’s Gospel reading (Lk 13:10-17), Jesus heals a woman whose back is so bent and deformed, she cannot stand. There are many today who have burdens that keep them from standing and walking freely. How are we working to free and heal them?

Building Monuments

Not long ago I spent a week in Springfield, Illinois, and had the opportunity to visit both the Lincoln Museum and Lincoln’s Tomb. The exhibit in the museum was sobering, and I only wish I had more time to take it all in. For… Continue Reading “Building Monuments”