Tag Archives: Jesus

Rest

You can find this week’s scripture readings by clicking here. Something miraculous happened to me about two weeks ago:  I got a cpap machine.  (cpap=continuous positive airway pressure) For the past 3 years or so, I’ve been in this seemingly … Continue reading

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Crucifying Truth – A Palm Sunday Reflection

Click here for today’s readings. Jesus entered Jerusalem to shouts of welcome, palms waving in the air as a sign of victory.  It was the same way they greeted a king. The way we greet someone who is supposed to vanquish … Continue reading

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Jesus Meets the Samaritan Woman at the Well

The hour is coming, says Jesus. “The hour is coming when you will worship [God] neither in this mountain nor In Jerusalem.” “The hour is coming, and is now here, when the true worshipers will worship [God] in spirit and … Continue reading

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Jesus Meets Nicodemus in the Night

The theme for Lent this year is 5 Meetings with Jesus.  This week, Jesus meets Nicodemus in the night.  Click here for Lent II, Year A readings. I love this story from John’s Gospel.  I love the symbolism and the … Continue reading

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Jesus Meets Himself in the Wilderness

The theme for Lent this year is Five Meetings with Jesus.  In the first meeting, Jesus meets himself in the wilderness.  Click here for Lent I, Year A readings. This story from the Gospel always makes me think of that … Continue reading

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The Discomfort of Hope

You can read today’s scripture passages by clicking here. Sometimes hope isn’t all that comforting.  Believe it or not, Jesus, in his pronouncement of division and fire, is offering hope. When we get to this point in Luke’s Gospel, Jesus … Continue reading

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Lex Orandi, Lex Credendi

You can find today’s readings by clicking here. Today’s story from Luke is a bit tricky. Jesus is asked by “someone in the crowd” to be the arbiter in a brotherly dispute over inheritance.  It’s a prayer, really. There’s a … Continue reading

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