February 9

Reflection Too often that we do not see the gifts that are innate to us. We look at what others have and see only where we are lacking.  Our vision…

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February 8

Reflection Peace is thought of as the absence of conflict. Jesus’ vision of peace  or peace is far more embracing than that. In Hebrew there are no one-word translations; rather, every…

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February 7

Reflection The word yield has a variety of meanings. On the road, it means to surrender, to give way. In nature, it means to give rise to, to bear fruit. On the spiritual…

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February 6

Reflection Impulsive words or actions often lead to regrets later.  We sometimes act as if our words or actions have no boundaries.  Unwise impulses occasionally seem to overcome us. They…

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February 5

Reflection You are the sat of the earth…you are the light of the world.Matthew 5: 13-16 When things go smoothly and everyone agrees, it’s easy to be saintly and let…

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February 4

Reflection To follow Jesus means to be moved as he was by injustice, to see through the ignorance and selfishness that have brought us to this moment, and to do…

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February 3

Reflection In our prayer we seek to encounter the Presence of God. We tend to think of the God who is Mystery as somewhere beyond us, a goal to be…

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February 2

Feast of the PurificationCandlemas Day Reflection The Feast of the Purification, often called Candlemas, commemorates the presentation of Jesus in the temple, which, as Jewish law required, took place 40…

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February 1

Reflection February is Black History Month. In a nation that has recently seen events that reveal the core of prejudice still within us, it is a time for some serious…

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January 31

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…

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