Tagged: “spirituality”

Lenten Reflection for 4/3 – “I want to see…”

Today’s Reading:  John 12:20-26   Author: Jean Smith “Sir: We wish to see Jesus.” This phrase is personal and timeless to me. It puts me in Jerusalem long ago, among Gentiles in Jerusalem marking the Passover. Jesus is here. He rode into town on a donkey and was celebrated, an unusual and risky situation. What […]

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Lenten Reflection for 3/30 – Seek to Follow

Jeremiah 29:1, 4-13 Author: Evie Larimore God called the prophet, Jeremiah, to a forty-two year ministry to the people of Jerusalem, including their time of exile in Babylon; and, they did not want to hear what he had to say.  However, Jeremiah stood firm in his commitment and assignment because he had the assurance of God’s […]

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Lenten Reflection for 3/23 – Second Half Hope

Today’s Readings: Jeremiah 23:1-8, Psalm 102, John 6:52-59 Here we are past the half-way point in Lent.   By now, if we’ve giving something up, the reality has hit us squarely in the face. We are feeling the pains of going without our favorite vice or sweet.  We started the season with the words “Remember you are but dust […]

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Lenten Reflection for 3/20 – Community of the Faithful

Today’s Reading: Romans 7:13-25 For Today’s reflection, I am collaborating with Lauren Finan, a former member of St. Martin’s.  I am also sponsoring her for Confirmation at her parish, St. Michael’s and All Angels.  Her thoughts on the readings were insightful, succinct and right on target: “When we embrace God’s word, his grace will become clear […]

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