Monthly Archives: April 2016

April 24

Reflection When the Bible talks about love it primarily means a love that keeps on loving, it means commitment. We may have warm feelings of gratitude to God when we consider all that God has done for us, but it is not warm feelings that Jesus is demanding of us. It is stubborn, unwavering commitment. It follows then that to…

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April 23

Reflection Wherever we turn, O God, there is your face In the light of the moon and patterns of stars In sacred mountain rifts and ancient groves| in mighty seas and creatures of the deep. In the light of eyes we love In the salt of tears we have tasted In weathered countenances east and west In the soft skin…

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April 22

Earth Day  Reflection  We are the first people who have viewed our planet from space and been awed by its integrity and beauty. We have realized how fragile it is in the vastness of the universe. Yet, even as we are awed by the wonder of our planet, we realize that our own insensitivity to its nature is causing irreparable…

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April 21

Reflection The perception of the world as a manifestation of God, with everything as beautiful or good in itself, enables us to experience the world with grateful admiration, to live in fascination, to feel peace and ultimately to be at one with ourselves and all else. We seem to have lost the capacity to be awestruck because we forget that…

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April 20

Reflection Most of us will never experience any kind of external supernatural miracle, yet, the miracle of God’s word should shine through what we claim to be in our beliefs and values. There seems to be a religious arrogance among us that claims to be the sole possessor of truth but whose actions reflect differently. Yet, It is right there…

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April 19

Reflection  Our lives have a certain span of time. What we experience now will be looked back on as a part of our past life. Events pass from the future through the present to the past. We measure them in time. All we really have is the present and it slips by quickly moment by moment. Yet, we let it…

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April 18

Reflection Spirituality is an awareness that we long to reach a dimension beyond ourselves   It is a desire for the Incomprehensible Holy Mystery that we believe exists and is incontact with us in a loving relationship, the Mystery we call God. The deep longing buried in each of us pulls us toward a journey of search for this being.  As…

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April 17

Reflection The Lord is Lord of the Sabbath, and Sabbath is not about following particular cultural practices, but is an every-day, moment to moment process of birthing God’s rest into the world through our obedience to God’s call to the law of love. Sabbath is not a particular day, but a way of life: a way of life that lives…

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April 16

  Reflection Every being in the universe Is an expression of God. God gives birth to all things, Creating without possessing, Acting without expecting, Guiding without interfering. This is why| The love of God Is in the very nature of things, In every being in the universe. Song of the Universe Prayer O, Creator God. Give us power to achieve…

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