Tag: shepherd

What a Blessing a Few Days at a Ranch Can Be!

In Saturday’s First Reading from the Prophet Jeremiah we read, I will appoint over you shepherds after my own heart, who will shepherd you wisely and prudently. – Jeremiah 3:15 How fortunate I have been to recently spend some time at Rafter 7 Ranch,… Continue Reading “What a Blessing a Few Days at a Ranch Can Be!”

Our Faithful, Forgiving God

The Prophet Micah continues with words of comfort today, reminding us of God’s faithfulness and forgiveness. You will cast into the depths of the sea all our sins. Micah 7:14-15, 18-20 Shepherd your people with your staff, The flock of your inheritance, That dwells… Continue Reading “Our Faithful, Forgiving God”

God Calls the Most Unlikely Among Us

Yesterday we read about the call of the Prophet Isaiah. In Sunday’s first reading from Amos 7:12-15, we see that, no matter how unlikely we might think we are as God’s choice for some special work, God just doesn’t see it that way. All… Continue Reading “God Calls the Most Unlikely Among Us”

Shepherd Your People

We read from the Prophet Micah how God is like a shepherd. Shepherd your people with your staff, the flock of your inheritance, That dwells apart in a woodland, in the midst of Carmel. Let them feed in Bashan and Gilead, as in the days of old;… Continue Reading “Shepherd Your People”

If you were a shepherd, what would you do?

Today’s Gospel reading in the Second Tuesday of Advent: Jesus said to his disciples: “What is your opinion? If a man has a hundred sheep and one of them goes astray, will he not leave the ninety-nine in the hills and go in search… Continue Reading “If you were a shepherd, what would you do?”