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Gospel Reflections: Matthew 14:13-21

Today, I share both my reflection and the wonderful community of CatholicMom.com with each of you! Tune in daily for wonderful insights, reflections, recipes, book reviews and more! Mt 14:13-21 After the death of John the Baptist, Jesus understandably seeks to get away to spend some much needed time in prayer.  With crowds constantly surrounding him, the… Continue reading Gospel Reflections: Matthew 14:13-21

Ignatian Spirituality, Retreat, Scripture Reflection, Uncategorized

Worth Revisiting: There You Are!

You have searched me, Lord,     and you know me.  You know when I sit and when I rise;     you perceive my thoughts from afar. You discern my going out and my lying down;     you are familiar with all my ways.  Before a word is on my tongue     you, Lord, know it completely.  You hem me in behind and before,     and you… Continue reading Worth Revisiting: There You Are!

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Gospel Reflections- Matthew 10:1-7

Today, I share both my reflection and the wonderful community of CatholicMom.com with each of you! Tune in daily for wonderful insights, reflections, recipes, book reviews and more!                                 Gospel: Matthew 10:1-7 What about Jesus’ choice of the twelve, this ragtag bunch of… Continue reading Gospel Reflections- Matthew 10:1-7

Scripture Reflection, Worth Revisiting

Worth Revisiting: That Beautiful Well

Both figuratively and literally, the notion of a well figures prominently in scripture, literature and indeed in life. The "water" it holds has the potential to be all cleansing, life giving, and life affirming for the one who seeks and believes.  Experienced as endless or empty, pure or tainted, cherished or wasted it holds the… Continue reading Worth Revisiting: That Beautiful Well

Scripture Reflection, Worth Revisiting

Worth Revisiting: The Sinful Woman & The Good Samaritan

These stories which are unique to Luke give us a beautiful portrait of a prophet, teacher, and savior who knows our hearts, minds and whose love is universal. Here we see Jesus as one that focused on the introspection of the individual, sought out the outcast and the lost, was inclusive of women, brought peace… Continue reading Worth Revisiting: The Sinful Woman & The Good Samaritan

Contemplation & Spirituality, Scripture Reflection, Worth Revisiting

Worth Revisiting: A Walk in Wisdom

“Right discernment of life begins with an obedience discernment of YHWH the Creator” (Walter Brueggemann, An Introduction to the Old Testament, p. 309).  1 This quote by Bruggeman truly calls attention to just how we understand knowledge, and become aware of God’s immanence and transcendence. For many years,  I had difficulty with the wisdom tradition’s… Continue reading Worth Revisiting: A Walk in Wisdom