Daily Reflections

Jesus (John 4)

May 15, 2017

“The Holy Spirit will teach you everything and remind you of all I told you.” Reflection: If only we could bring ourselves to really believe those words, how differe...

Peter (Acts 1)

May 14, 2017

“Beloved, come to him who calls you a royal priesthood, a holy nation, a people of his own . . .” Reflection: It is refreshing to imagine that Peter is actually dire...

Luke (Acts 13)

May 13, 2017

The Lord said, “I have made you a light that you may be an instrument of salvation to the ends of the earth.” Reflection: Often, we do not feel much like “a li...

 “Keep safe, O Lord, those whom you have saved by your kindness.” Reflection: We may be assured that our God did not call us into being without intending to kee...

Jesus (Matthew 28)

May 11, 2017

“Behold, I am with you always.” Reflection: There is a hunger within us all for companionship. The poets tell us, “no man is an island.” Prayer: Lord God...

Jesus (John 12)

May 10, 2017

Jesus cried out and said, “I came into the world as light so that everyone who believes in me might not remain in darkness.” Reflection: Perhaps all of us come into ...

(Luke 24)

May 9, 2017

“The Christ had to suffer and rise from the dead and so enter into glory.” Reflection: What is true for the Christ, is true also for us as well . . . death and risin...

David (Psalm 42)

May 8, 2017

“Athirst is my soul for the living God.” Reflection: Thirst is a communal experience. It is a matter of life and death to all human kind. Prayer: Lord God, as I read...

Jesus (John 10)

May 7, 2017

“. . . the sheep hear his voice, as the shepherd calls his own by name.” Reflection: My Grandfather was a farmer, teacher and shepherd. His sheep did indeed know the...

Jesus (John 6)

May 6, 2017

Some of the disciples were having difficulty believing in Jesus and chose not to walk with him any longer. Jesus asked the twelve, “Do you also want to leave?” Refle...

David (Psalm 117)

May 5, 2017

“Go out to all the world and tell the Good News.” Reflection: The Good News will always be the same—our God is good and his love for us is everlasting. Prayer:...

Luke (Acts 8)

May 4, 2017

The Spirit told Philip to join the Ethiopian and share scripture with him. As they passed by some water, he asked Philip to Baptize him, after which he “continued on his w...

Jesus (John 1)

May 3, 2017

Jesus said, “Amen, amen I say to you. Whoever believes in me, will do the works that I do.” Reflection: And the “works” that Jesus was all about was love...

Luke (Acts 1)

May 2, 2017

Stephen said to the people, “You stiff-necked people. You always oppose the Holy Spirit.” Reflection: Stephen reminded the people about the Descent of the Holy Spiri...

David (Psalms 119)

May 1, 2017

“Your decrees are my delight; they are my counselors.” Reflection: Joseph of Nazareth, like Mary of Nazareth, gave his total consent to whatever God asked of him. Pr...

(Luke 24)

April 30, 2017

“The disciples recognized the Lord Jesus in the breaking of the bread.” Reflection: There is something defining about the “breaking” open of any loving a...

(Luke 24)

April 30, 2017

“The disciples recognized the Lord Jesus in the breaking of the bread.” Reflection: There is something defining about the “breaking” open of any loving a...

(Luke 24)

April 30, 2017

“The disciples recognized the Lord Jesus in the breaking of the bread.” Reflection: There is something defining about the “breaking” open of any loving a...

Jesus (John 6)

April 29, 2017

When the disciples had rowed several miles, they saw Jesus walking towards them on the water and it frightened them. Jesus said, “It is I. Do not be afraid.” Reflect...

Luke (Acts 5)

April 28, 2017

The Pharisees had the Apostles flagged, ordered them to stop preaching and dismissed them. Yet, “all day long, they did not stop proclaiming Christ their Lord.” Refl...

(Psalm 34)

April 27, 2017

“Many are the troubles of the just but out of them all, the Lord delivers.” Reflection: It would seem that following the Lord would always lead to a life of peace an...

(John 3)

April 26, 2017

The light came into the world but the people preferred the darkness. Reflection: What a stark, bold statement. One cannot help but ask, “How can this be?” But we kno...

Peter (1 Peter)

April 25, 2017

“Beloved, cast all your worries up on the Lord, because he cares for you.” Reflection: One can imagine Peter casting his cares upon the Lord, with his fisherman&rsqu...

Luke (Acts 4)

April 24, 2017

“As they prayed, the place where they gathered shook and they were filled with the Holy Spirit. Reflection: As Peter and John prayed with the disciples, the power and the ...

1 Peter 1:3-9

April 23, 2017

“Although you have not seen him, you love him. Even though you do not see him now, you believe in him.” Reflection: Peter affirms the early Christians who are faithf...