I often hear people comment that their faith is weak, or that they have little faith. I often feel the same way.
That’s an interesting choice of words from Jesus, not just a call to be alone, but an invitation to embrace loneliness.
H easy it is for humans to forget what is essential and to become preoccupied with what is less necessary and even trivial.
Knowing that we are held in God’s loving embrace in every moment we have no need to turn to superstition
The Sign of the Cross is not simply a tidy way of beginning and ending times of prayer, but a prayer in itself
Jesus did not make the disciples into uniformed robots capable of satisfying little more than the letter or religious law
The disciples do not feel abandoned. They do not consider Jesus to have disappeared far away but are convinced of a new presence of Jesus.
The essential things in life are seen not with the eyes, but with the heart.
The ONE who brings us together is Jesus Christ, risen, present and active among us.
His question gives them a chance to express their feeling at their lack of success.
Lectio Divina using Gospel Reading for the Fifteenth Sunday in Ordinary Time, Mark 6:7-13
We often make the mistake of thinking that big plans and projects are required
Healthy doubt develops faith that is rooted in God and grounded
A thought for today’s feast of Peter and Paul
God writes straight with the crooked lines of my life