Invite Jesus to walk with you

While we are accustomed to hearing the Easter story as recorded in the Gospel of John there is a second option which may be read in the … Read More

Jesus faced his death with trust

The Gospel shows us Jesus in prayer the night before his death. “Father, if you are willing, take this cup away from me,” he says. “Still, not … Read More

Gaining favor at the expense of others

The woman was caught “in the very act of committing adultery.” Did you ever wonder where the man involved was while all of this was going on? … Read More

All are invited to the party

Jesus begins the parable of the prodigal son by saying, “A father had two sons.” One quickly discovers that these two sons have quite different personalities. The … Read More

Where do you hear God calling?

Moses was Jewish — an Israelite, son-in-law of Jethro, the priest of Midian. Now, that being said, would you not think that if God wanted to talk … Read More

Share your struggles with God

Today’s first reading is about as distant from us as anything in the Bible. The focus is on a man named Abram, or Abraham, who grew up … Read More

Speak the language of Jesus

Over the past several years, in addition to working full time as a real estate agent in one of the city’s more affluent suburbs, raising her children … Read More

Speech comes from the lips and heart

Perhaps one of the most stunningly beautiful gifts God has given to human beings is the ability to speak. It is through this gift that we praise … Read More

How do we choose to be measured?

Leslie was nervous. She had been preparing for this moment all her life. Now it was here. She had been selected to sing a major part with … Read More

Only Jesus can give those assurances

There’s nothing obscure about today’s Gospel. Jesus says that those who are poor, hungry, grieving and persecuted are to be congratulated because they’re on the way to … Read More