Daily Reflections

February 3

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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…

February 2

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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…

February 1

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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…

January 31

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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…

January 30

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Reflection Change and growth are essential to life. The vitality of the spiritual life is to be open. Openness is the ability to be receptive to new possibilities without prejudging…

January 29

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Reflection Christians have viewed the Beatitudes as a new ethic or moral code. But they are more than that.  Jesus was challenging his contemporaries to live according to God’s reign,…

January 28

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Reflection A sacred call is an invitation—an inner awareness that can neither be ignored nor denied. It comes when we least expect it and we never quite know where it…

January 27

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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,…

January 26

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Reflection An angel is not necessarily a celestial being. The Greek term “angelos” means “messenger.” Anyone who wakes us up to be more alive, more truly ourselves, is an “angel”.…

January 25

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Reflection People get blocked by living: hurrying and consuming things of no value thinking this is life. Real life is from a point within that radiates out to the world,…