Throughout the Bible in the Old and New Testaments, God is described as light.
The Lord is my light and my salvation;
whom should I fear? (Psalm 27:1)
Now this is the message that we have heard from him and proclaim to you: God is light, and in him there is no darkness at all (1 John 1:5).
The Kingdom of Heaven is not in the carnal
pleasures of this world. In the proper ordering of
my passions, may I find fulfillment in charity
and divine beatitude (CCC 1769).
We are made in the image and likeness of an infinite God. From our finite perspectives, can we fathom the depths of a soul?…
I believe in the Apostolic Succession yet I have
brothers in the Kingdom not in communion with
the Church. You prayed for all to be one in faith. I
will not encourage division among Your followers
(Mark 9:38-41 & Luke 11:23 & John 10:16).
Christ is one with the Father.
“The Father and I are one”…
Lamb of God, I am not worthy to loosen Your
sandal straps. You take away my sins and invite
me home to heavenly glory. May my spirit be at
peace and rejoice in Your mercy.
John the Baptist was the first to recognize Christ (though he didn’t see Him) as he leaped in the womb…
The Wise Men brought gifts to God incarnate.
Do I give the best of the time, talents, and
treasure entrusted to me... or just what is left over
after sacrificing at the altars of the world?
The Epiphany is the manifestation of Jesus as Messiah of Israel, Son of God and Savior of the world…
Mary, you are great because of your relationship
with your Son and fidelity to the will of God.
May I seek no other greatness.
If we encountered the mother of our Lord in the street as a young woman of Nazareth, would we recognize her greatness? She who was set apart by God…
The angels announced their tidings to shepherds. I
will remember that where man sees a shepherd,
God may see a king. I don’t have to be “great” in
the eyes of the world to serve the Kingdom.
There are times when God comes to us in the whispers of life and times that He comes…
Mary’s relationship with Joseph was briefly
complicated by her blessing. May I not abandon
my blessings due to worldly considerations.
When we think of the Holy Family, we think of the perfect family. We see God Himself in the form of a child. We see the mother of Jesus who accepted her role in perfect…
Lord, on the cross,
You took pity on the crowd and taught them
through the Psalm. Help me preach the Gospel
with my life... and use words when necessary.
There was never a time when our Lord wasn’t the Son of God. There was never a time the Father wasn’t Father of the Son. There…