9 May, Sunday — Loving Even When It Is Hard – For All Mothers

6th Sunday of Eastertide Acts 10:25-26, 34-35, 44-481 Jn 4:7-10Jn 15:9-17 “You did not choose me: no, I chose you; and I commissioned you to go out and bear fruit, fruit that will last; and then the Father will give you anything you ask him in my name.”             As I am writing this, it... Continue Reading →

20 April, Tuesday – Waters of Life

Tuesday of the 3rd Week of Eastertide Acts 7:51-8:1Jn 6:30-35 "He who comes to me will never be hungry; he who believes in me will never thirst." What happens when our body is dehydrated? According to research, we can get by a few days without food, but not quite without water. Water is crucial for... Continue Reading →

19 April, Monday – Steadfast and Saved

Monday of the 3rd Week of Eastertide Acts 6:8-15Jn 6:22-29 But they could not withstand the wisdom and the Spirit with which he spoke When my son was 2 years old (a truly impressionable age), he was constantly observing his surroundings, the people around him, and absorbed details like a sponge. It surprised me sometimes... Continue Reading →

18 Apr, Sunday – Out Of Ashes

3rd Sunday of Easter Acts 3:13-15,17-191 Jn 2:1-5Lk 24:35-48 “Thus it is written that the Christ would suffer and rise from the dead on the third day and that repentance, for the forgiveness of sins, would be preached in his name…” We have survived Lent, we have carried our own crosses for 40 days, we... Continue Reading →

9 March, Tuesday — Forgiveness

Tuesday of the 3rd Week of Lent Deu 3:25, 34-43Mt 18:21-35 “Lord if my brother sins against me, how often must I forgive him?”             These days, I find parenting my two children such a challenge. I am being pulled in all directions and, often – unjustly – my older child suffers for it. He... Continue Reading →

7 March, Sunday — Spring Cleaning

3rd Sunday of Lent Exo 20:1-171 Cor 1:22-25Jn 2:13-25 Making a whip out of some cord, he drove them all out of the temple, cattle and sheep as well…”             When we visit places of worship, we are mindful that it is a place of worship and holiness, where people come to be one with... Continue Reading →

19 February, Friday – On Fasting

Feb 19 -- Friday after Ash Wednesday Isa 58:1-9Mt 9:14-15 “Why is it that we and the Pharisees fast, but your disciples do not?” I recently overheard a conversation between two people about fasting during the Lenten period. They had been debating as to the right way to fast, and what one should abstain from.... Continue Reading →

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