Category Archives: #BibleStories

Work of Our Hearts

Labour Day marks a shift for most people who gear up to return to school and/or work.  Committees and board meetings are scheduled.  Sports, dance, and other activities start the driving frenzy for most parents.  Life is about to get … Continue reading

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Let Grace Lead

This day has given me much to ponder, from start to end.  During my morning prayer time, I read the meditation that accompanies the Sunday mass readings. Towards the end of it, these words by Kelly Bourke touched a chord … Continue reading

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Loving Like Jesus

As I did the morning readings, something in the Gospel acclamation in John 13 sent me off on a tangent.  I have been given a new commandment to love one another as Jesus loves me. What exactly does this mean … Continue reading

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Held Fast

It was the best of times, it was the worst of times, it was the age of wisdom, it was the age of foolishness, it was the epoch of belief, it was the epoch of incredulity, it was the season … Continue reading

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No Answer At All

I have been thinking about the Gospel yesterday about the Canaanite woman who shouts at Jesus to have mercy on her because her daughter is tormented by a demon.  Mathew 15 says: But he did not answer her at all.  … Continue reading

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What Should I Give You?

Appearing to Solomon in a dream, the Lord asks Solomon what he should be given.  This First Reading is a bit startling when you think about it.  Why would God ask us what we think we should be given? How … Continue reading

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Sown in the Heart

When I think about today’s Gospel reading, I cannot help but think of Dad’s garden this year, with its wild mix of weeds and flowers.  Dad was a pretty darn good sower. He always had more tomatoes than he could … Continue reading

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