The reading of the Passion is a bit of a marathon requiring some stamina of body, mind and soul.
In Holy Week we don’t simply recall past events, but we engage in a here-and-now re-membering
More than ever I find myself in the hands of God. This is what I have wanted all my life from my youth….
“All of humanity’s problems stem from our inability to sit quietly in a room alone”
Take as your mantra for the day “Nothing is impossible for God.”
There are many things that possess us; our attitudes, fears, addictions, projects
The one who is fully human does not settle for false and tempting promises
When most people are faced with a decision, they try to quickly reduce the options in an effort to get closer to a resolution
A life lived abundantly will touch the reality of suffering and death daily.
Human sexuality is complex. There are spectrums of attractions and preferences
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.