A Relationship Made New

Scripture readings for today Tonight is the Easter Vigil, and I thought a short reflection appropriate. Many people have spent this week reflecting on Jesus’ suffering and death. Tonight at Mass, there will be numerous readings to reflect upon, and we will also join...

On the subject of plans

Scripture readings for today I would like to share a little on the subject of plans today. I have recently been informed by a loved one that I am a planner. While I am pretty sure this is not a clinical diagnosis, it did come across as a bit of an accusation. It...

Thirsting for the Lord

Scripture readings for today I have to admit that I have always felt a little sheepish about handing over hard earned money for a bottle of water. I continue to have a strong suspicion that water is JUST water here in the United States. I certainly don’t have to pay...

Stuck in the muck

Scripture readings for today While spending time with a friend recently, our conversation turned towards the subject of optimism.  He shared with me briefly the power of optimism and positive thinking during the course of his life.  He really stressed that we have to...

God Has No Grandchildren

Scripture readings for today One of the great pleasures in life is to be a part of a team, to belong to a family, a club, a church. It is such an awesome experience to belong and to associate our lives with a particular purpose and mission. Sometimes our allegiance...