A thought for today’s feast of Peter and Paul
H easy it is for humans to forget what is essential and to become preoccupied with what is less necessary and even trivial.
The essential things in life are seen not with the eyes, but with the heart.
There is one particular way of listening to what the Lord wishes to tell us. We call it Lectio Divina
…a letting go of all that limits us, restricts us, and therefore prevents us finding the happiness we seek.
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The method of prayer I use to prepare the reflections on the scriptures of the day is a form of what is known in the Christian tradition as Lectio Divina.
At conception, our human life begins. At baptism, our eternal life begins
The homelessness of Mary, Joseph and their child Jesus may have lasted several years
The fact of our limited time on earth brings a clarity to our vision helping us to keep the struggles of earthly existence in a broader, deeper, eternal and loving divine perspective.
It doesn’t take too much insight to notice the vulnerability in every person, perhaps especially in those who seem successful.
Even more profoundly we can have a heart-felt sense of someone or something.
Living in relationship with Jesus, heart, soul and mind, is the easiest way to live of all life’s options.
The Word became flesh and dwells among us and because of this, even my dark days and nights, are rich with hope and light.
I offer this grace below as a way to begin your Christmas meal this year.