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Scripture Reflections

Reflection on the Readings for Sunday, May 3, 2015

Readings for Sunday, May 3 In reading the first reading I was struck by two things:  Barnabas traveling to speak BOLDLY in the name of Jesus and the way that the passage ends saying that the Church was at peace … Continue reading

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Reflections on the Readings for Sunday, April 12, 2015

 Readings for Sunday, April 12th The community of believers was of one heart and mind… How wonderful this must have been – for the early Church to be of one heart and mind!  I see the Church so divided right … Continue reading

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Reflection on the Readings for Easter Sunday, 2015

Readings for Easter Sunday, 2015 Here are some passages from today’s readings that stood out for me: Everyone who believes in him will receive forgiveness of sins through his name. Just yesterday, I watched something that led me to refresh … Continue reading

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Reflection on the Readings for Palm Sunday, 2015

Readings for 3/29/15 Were You There When They Crucified My Lord? I have some thoughts about a few verses from the passion and death of Jesus according to the gospel of Mark: He took with him Peter, James, and John, … Continue reading

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Reflections on the Readings for Sunday, March 8, 2015

Readings for Today While meditating upon the readings for today, the following words from scripture stood out for me: …but bestowing mercy down to the thousandth generation on the children of those who love me and keep my commandments.“ If … Continue reading

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Gospel Reflection for Sunday, March 1, 2015

Readings for Sunday, March 1, 2015 The second reading today forms a perfect bridge between the first reading and the gospel.  Parallels are drawn between Isaac not withholding his only son, and God not withholding his only son.  This is … Continue reading

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Reflections on the Readings for Sunday, February 22, 2015

Readings for Today In today’s readings we see parallels drawn between Noah’s 40 days and 40 nights “at sea” and Jesus 40 days and nights in the desert. As humans, we so wish to travel the path of least resistance.  … Continue reading

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Reflections on Today’s Gospel

Readings for today A couple of things stood out for me in today’s gospel.  First, Jesus leads us by example in seeking out a deserted place to recharge and reconnect with the Father (not that the two are ever disconnected).  … Continue reading

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God is So Amazing!

Do you ever open up the bible and read exactly what you needed to hear – the answer you had prayed for?  That is exactly what happened to me today.  God is so AMAZING!  Here’s what I read (The gospel … Continue reading

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Reflections on the Readings for Sunday, February 1, 2015

Readings for today There are real prophets sent from the Lord Himself to whom we are instructed to listen  – and there are false prophets whom we are warned against.  How do we tell if a prophet is sent by … Continue reading

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