We reduce Christian faith to a pretty gentle existence in a comfortable church, a few minutes every day to pray,… It’s not much like the adventure that Abram embraced.
It is a beautiful thing to stand and sit and kneel with others in liturgy. While our voices pray in unison the prayers and responses of the Mass, so too our bodies stand together, and sit together and kneel together.
Today's first reading continues the Abraham story from verse 3 of Genesis chapter 17. It's a shame that verse 1 has been omitted since it contains a significant detail:...
If you are ready for a broader faith perspective you might appreciate this offering – something a little different
In every encounter, local and afar, with people of every age and at every stage of life, the struggles and joys of people are remarkably similar.
Humans too often make the fatal mistake of separating body and soul, yet our deep desire is for unity of body and soul.
Both readings are personal favourites and every time I hear them and ponder them these texts speak to me in new and powerful ways.
Too often we settle for an existence of lurching from one satisfaction to the next.