Monthly Archives: September 2018

September 8

Feast of Mary’s Nativity Reflection “Miriam of Nazareth abides in the circle of disciples as our sister, a poor woman of the people to whom God has done great things; a young Spirit-filled Jewish woman finding her joy in God; a woman vulnerable to violence in a patriarchal setting; a friend of God who made her own difficult choices with…

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September 6

Reflection With every action, every thought, every dream we have, each of us is creating a future. It is vital to be open, to accept new possibilities. It is a way of allowing the truth of the Spirit to foster our evolving transformation and growth. Mulling over new insights and accepting new information can be the path to life giving…

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September 5

Reflection There is an Apache Blessing that prays,” May the sun bring you new energy by day; may the moon softly restore you by night; may the rain wash away your worries; may the breeze blow new strength into your being.” It is a simple statement reminding us of our deep connection with this earth. We can abruptly realize the…

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September 4

Reflection Jesus taught an over-riding concern for our neighbor’s welfare   He instructed us to care about others as much as we care about ourselves. The world would work so much better if each of us did that our own sphere. Instead of being divided or malicious, we would put the best interpretation on everything our neighbor did or said, just as…

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September 3

Labor Day Reflection We owe much to the efforts of organized labor over the years as it helped to bring fair wages and better working conditions to the working people of our country. We should recall the original struggles of labor to overcome unjust systems in order to achieve its basic needs and consider what has happened since. On this…

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September 2

Season of Creation From September 1 to October 4, Christians around the world are praying and caring for creation. It’s the Season of Creation celebrated by Christian churches around the globe. The theme for this year is Walking Together Reflection When we speak of the “environment”, what we really mean is a relationship existing between nature and the society which…

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September 1

World Day for Care of Creation Reflection We are living in what must surely be the most daunting and arresting moment we have ever faced as a species. We face a developing reality that can either condemn human beings to oblivion or inspire us to wake up to our lives in a dramatically more interesting way. A way that begins…

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