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Sunday Reflections (Page 3)

Sunday Reflection; February 21, 2016

fox and hen If you have ever loved someone you could not protect, then you understand the depth of Jesus’ lament. All you can do is open your arms. You cannot make anyone walk into them. Meanwhile, this is the most vulnerable posture in the world –wings spread, breast exposed –but if you mean what…

Sunday Reflection; February 14, 2016

Spirit-led and Spirit-fed Drenched by Jordan’s buoyant power, confirmed by dove’s anointing perch, conformed to Heaven’s sundering plow, bewildering days now beckon. Spirit-led and Spirit-fed, off to the famishing wilds now tread. To face the full force of the Tempter’s enticements: Can the river’s wet mark endure wilderness heat? Spirit-led and Spirit-fed, pondering stones transformed…

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;…