Monthly Archives: January 2016

January 31

Reflection They rose up, drove him out of the town, and led him to the brow of the hill …to hurl him down headlong. But Jesus passed through the midst of them and went away. Luke 4:21-30   In today’s

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January 30

Reflection The first month of this year has almost passed. Where has this precious time gone?  How have our lives unfolded?  What of the hopes we cherished on New Years Day?  Have our days passed in preoccupation and bustle? Have

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January 29

Reflection As we observe what passes for political discourse in our nation at the present time, it might be interesting to consider this sentence from theologian Ilia Delio: “Jesus wept over those who were hard of heart; he wept over

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Mission Moments January 2016

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January 28

Reflection “Contemplation is about very basic, very real things. It is about seeing God in everyone, finding God everywhere, and responding to all of life as a message from God. Contemplation is not a road show about visions. It is

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January 27

Reflection Where does revelation come from these days? Not voices in the sky. Not snakes in the desert. Nor snakes in the garden.  Revelation comes quietly, in times of stillness, when one ponders how to be of use. Revelation comes

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January 26

Reflection Mental laziness is one cause of the misguided opinions that people form without any attempt to base them in fact. It accepts everything that is promoted socially or politically without having the curiosity to critique it for truth or

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January 25

Reflection Kindness enhances generosity and balances and counters selfishness. It applies not just to relationships with other people but extends to things, animals, plants, and Earth. This means being generous with one’s presence, time, and money. Kindness is not a

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January 24

Reflection Jesus returned to Galilee in the power of the Spirit, and news of him spread throughout the whole region. Luke 4:14 -21 The gospel story tells us that Jesus returned to Nazareth and went to the synagogue and read

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January 23

Reflection The first fall of snow is not only an event but it is a magical event. You go to bed in one kind of world and wake up to find yourself in another, quite different, and if this is

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