Spiritual reflections: Jesus acted out exactly what he had told the disciples to do: demonstrating how to be forgiving and hold fast to one who could be lost.
Spiritual Reflections: We may know Easter faith as a slow journey from desolation to hope. It may be a vision of transformed reality that orients us to live each day from above.
Spiritual Reflections: If we believe in Jesus as the revelation of God’s unceasing love, our own notions of sin and punishment and forgiveness will begin to mirror God’s mercy.
Spiritual Reflections: When the Gospel of John contrasts walking in the day to walking at night, we know it refers to more than getting home before curfew.
Spiritual Reflections: We may be people who wonder what God might be up to. We may choose to allow authorities to give us the answers.
Spiritual Reflections: Our faith is based on a personal encounter with Christ, bubbling over into joyful expressions of our being so loved.
Spiritual Reflections: This second week of Lent invites us to behold the Christ of our tradition, to remember our peak moments of faith, and most of all, to listen to him.
Spiritual Reflections: Getting the power of the kingdoms of the world demands turning one’s back on God and the human vocation to love.
Spiritual Reflections: Somehow, poverty can teach people that when you face an unknown and uncontrollable future, you should make everything possible of the moment at hand.
Spiritual Reflections: God's holiness looks like a never-ending outreach to rebellious humanity, an ongoing invitation to communion, the incarnation of love, no matter the cost.