Perhaps I’m too attached to earthly securities to have need for the good news that Jesus is speaking to me
We are indeed the most fortunate of people, but note, only “whenever we call to Him.”
The circumstances through which God has us pass are an essential and not a secondary factor of the mission to which He calls us
WIth the recent development and growth of the FFF mission we are asking all readers to update their email preferences
Sometimes when I don’t feel like praying I simply become aware of my breathing.
God’s message and not some human thinking; and it is still a living power
The church is much larger and more diverse than we might think on a Sunday morning.
My problem is that I have picked up so many patterns of behaviour and ways of thinking, idols even, that are holding me back
It is the Risen Lord who is our security, who makes us experience profound peace even in the midst of life’s storms
I am buffeted about by the expectations of others, and by my own disordered internal motivations
Paul is not too interested in who they think they themselves are. Instead he wants them to know who they are from God’s point of view.
So the work of the preparation of the homily, and the work of listening, and the work of communicating, belongs to all the people
Let’s turn away the fundamentalists who propose a life of artificial asceticism, far removed from Christ
Too often I catch myself in action wrongly thinking and living as if the life that I seek is hidden from me.
Even if the priest just repeated the word “rhubarb” the person with open mind and heart would hear God