Daily Reflections

May 17

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Reflection We have been taught that being holy means being less human when in reality it means becoming more authentically and more fully human. We’ve been taught the spiritual life…

May 16

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Reflection “Why have you brought us up from Egypt to die in this desert,where there is no food or water?We are disgusted with this wretched food!”Numbers 21:4B-9 According to the…

May 15

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Reflection On some level we are all creators whether we want to be or not. As we live our lives, there are always people watching us, listening for clues, looking…

May 14

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Reflection Reverence for creation comes fairly easily for most people. Reverence for other people presents more of a challenge, especially if those people’s lives happen to impinge upon our own.…

May 13

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Reflection With the promise of the Spirit who would fill their lives, the disciples were asked to change their life style through a change of heart.  As we anticipate Pentecost,…

May 12

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Mother’s Day Reflection Motherhood requires the selfless giving of oneself in order to bring forth, nurture and sustain life. A true mother makes space in her own life to take…

May 11

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Reflection Some of us deny that our lack of respect for the natural world is causing climate change. We are either disinterested or too comfortable with what we have to…

May 10

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Reflection We are made skeptical and cynical by the disregard for facts in the pursuit of secular and religious power. Different religious and political groups or prominent persons from both…

May 9

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Feast of the Ascension Reflection To ascend with Christ does not mean we are to “go up” but to “go down” into the depths of our lives, to live from…

May 8

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Reflection It is hopeful to focus on the human potential for good. Rather than allowing ourselves to be overcome by the disturbing daily reports, we can focus on those whose…