31 March, Tuesday – Meditating on the cross

Numbers 21:4-9John 8:21-30 If you do not believe that I am He, you will die in your sins Have you ever looked at a cross closely and intently? I have developed a habit of sitting in a quiet church and just meditating upon the cross. Even during Mass, I focus on Jesus hanging on the... Continue Reading →

30 March, Monday – Judging others

Daniel 13:1-9,15-17,19-30,33-62John 8:1-11 ‘Neither do I condemn you,’ said Jesus ‘go away, and do not sin any more.’ It is quite amazing how people jump to conclusions very quickly. There are many videos circulating on the internet which remind us that what we see is not what the original intention was meant to be. The... Continue Reading →

29 March, Sunday – Accepting No as an answer

Ezekiel 37:12-14Romans 8:8-11John 11:1-45 but I know that, even now, whatever you ask of God, he will grant you As an undergraduate, I often heard of friends who asked their professors for extensions for their assignments. However, there was one professor which would always not reply to his emails. This made my friends wonder if... Continue Reading →

27 March, Friday – Finding Kindness

Wisdom 2:1,12-22John 7:1-2,10,25-30 Because his life is not like that of the others, and different are his ways Amidst the storm of angry tweets clogging up my Twitter last week, one stood out for me, giving me hope that we have not all become debased hoarders of bread, eggs, cleaning products and toilet paper. One... Continue Reading →

26 March, Thursday – Self-Quarantine

Exodus 32:7-14John 5:31-47 They have soon turned aside from the way I pointed out to them Week 1 of California’s coronavirus ‘self-quarantine’ measures has been a complete joke. For one, there’s been a near-apocalyptic rush for groceries. Makes you wonder why we’re bothering with the travel bans. All you have to do to catch the... Continue Reading →

25 March, Wednesday – Surreal

Solemnity of the Annunciation of the Lord Isaiah 7:10-14,8:10Hebrews 10:4-10Luke 1:26-38 Is it not enough for you to weary people, must you also weary my God? Things have gotten a bit surreal here in America. Schools have closed, grocery stores have been mobbed, and all over, there’s an eerie sense of America hunkering down for... Continue Reading →

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