Then Jesus said to his disciples, “Whoever wishes to come after me must deny himself, take up his cross, and follow me.” (Mt 16:24) These are challenging words from Jesus. They cut to the heart and demand a response.
“Rejoice in the Lord always, again I will say, Rejoice.
Anyone who’s played sports, pursued music or developed a new personal skill or trait has probably heard it said, “If you’re not getting better, you’re getting worse!”
When I read a familiar Gospel story, I ask God to help me see it with new eyes and think about it with a deeper meaning.
Love allows us to see people as their Creator sees them, and when we look through his lens, love becomes giving and not taking.
True humility allows us to see and act like Jesus.
Lent... it’s not a time to lock ourselves in a personal dungeon.
His mother said to the servers, “Do whatever he tells you.”
The preparation needed is stillness, quietness and a sincere invitation. God is sending his Son to do all the work.
A memory of a mother's kindness reminds us how much God loves us.
We are all called to live and share the Gospel by combining our gifts with others to do the work he has planned for us.
Saying "Thank you" as we go about our days reminds us who is really in charge
Unexpected waiting delays can remind us that God is in charge of the details
Ways you can be still in the middle of your busy life and and ask Jesus to enter with his peace.
How opening our hearts to Christ allows him to show his love for us