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Sunday Reflections (Page 3)

Sunday Reflection; February 7, 2016

Transfiguration and the Cross by Rick Fry Luke 9:28-36, (37-43) Beauty and radiant light wrapped around you like a garment. Your glory was too dazzling to be trapped in boxes, too self-giving to be hidden. So you descended back down the mountain and waded waist deep through our demon soaked world of sickness, poverty, and shame.…

Sunday Reflection; January 31, 2016

ESCAPING FROM THE BOXES (Luke 4: 21-30) There you go again, God, moving to the margins, taking love to the outcast and the alien, breaking through the barriers we’ve constructed from our prejudice, a light that shines into the world’s dark corners; unfettered by our selfishness, unhindered by our blindness, there you go, defying our…

Sunday Reflection; January 24, 2016

The body does not consist of one member but of many.  The eye cannot say to the hand, “I have no need of you.” 1 Corinthians 12.14, 21                            I God has so ordered the symphony that all the different notes are indispensable. Your gift may be a note of the melody, shouted out by the…

Sunday Reflection; January 17, 2016

The Anima Christi Soul of Christ, sanctify me. Body of Christ, save me; Blood of Christ inebriate me; Water from the side of Christ, wash me; Passion of Christ, strengthen me; O good Jesu, hear me; Within thy wounds hide me; Suffer me not to be separated from thee; From the malicious enemy defend me;…

Sunday Reflection; January 10, 2016

RIVER OF GRACE (Luke 3: 15-17, 21-22) River of God’s grace, where will you touch us this morning? Through whom, river of grace, will you pour out today? May all God’s children know your gift of acceptance. And may all who seek that strength taste the fullness of joy. Dove of the Spirit, where are…

Sunday Reflection; January 3, 2016

New Year’s Blessing Prayer for Clocks and Calendars by Edward Hays   Holy Creator, you who live outside of time,             and reside in the imperishable moment,             we ask you on the beginning of this New Year             your blessing upon your gift of time. Bless our clocks and watches, you who kindly direct…

Reflections on the Readings; December 25, 2015

In the beginning a silent soundscape, a procession of absolute stillness, unfolding spheres of mystery from veiled unknowable to startling specific, the Word descends embeds, gestates, unfurls as grace upon grace, deep rooted love within love. And so, heaven and earth unite in the Word made flesh dwelling among us. Not then, not now, not…