Daily Reflections

January 30

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Reflection What is everyday spirituality?  We were taught that spirituality was the part of religion that focused on the “inner life.” It was something that you did in a special…

January 29

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Reflection In this troubled and troubling world we are continually forced to choose sides or else risk indifference or complicity by virtue of inaction. But taking sides also perpetuates a…

January 29

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Reflection In this life I will never get closer to God than I am now.  God loves me totally now.  God will not love me any more in ten years…

January 28

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Reflection Mental laziness is one cause of the misguided opinions that people form without any attempt to base them in fact. It accepts everything that is promoted socially or politically…

January 27

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Reflection It is within our very nature to nurture life, to protect it and to respect it. None of us can cause our lives to begin, nor can we choose…

January 26

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Reflection He said to them, “Come after me, and I will make you fishers of men.” At once they left their nets and followed him Matthew 4:12 -23 For the…

January 25

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Reflection Blessing means to lay the hand upon the shoulder and say, “Despite everything you belong to God.” That is how we deal with the world that inflicts so much…

January 24

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Reflection True hope is rooted in a Reality beyond ego and illusion. Hope that rises in our hearts is like a buoyant bubble of champagne; for some, it brings tears…

January 23

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Reflection The world aches with a heart-wrenching longing for hope, for healing, for belonging, for a life-sustaining future. The most pressing moral and spiritual question of the age is—what is…

January 22

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Reflection Prayer is the energy of awakening to the radical presence of God.  It is the breathing of God’s Spirit in me that awakens me to the reality of my…