RESISTANCE

. . . All of you, clothe yourselves with humility towards one another, because “God opposes the proud but shows favor to the humble.” Humble yourselves, therefore, under God’s mighty hand, that he may lift you up in due time. Cast all your anxiety on...

WORLD SERIOUS

Do not love the world or anything in the world. If anyone loves the world, love for the Father is not in them. For everything in the world — the lust of the flesh, the lust of the eyes, and the pride of life — comes not from the Father but from the world....

NO MATTER HOW YOU SLICE IT

“Be careful,” Jesus warned them. “Watch out for the yeast of the Pharisees and that of Herod.” They discussed this with one another and said, “It is because we have no bread.  Aware of their discussion, Jesus asked them: “Why are...

WHERE THE RIVER FLOWS

Read Ezekiel 47:1-12 . . . this water flows there and makes the salt water fresh; so where the river flows everything will live . . . (v. 10) It wasn’t a good time, a good place or a good outlook. The children of Israel, God’s chosen people, were in exile...

WELL FED

Do not work for food that spoils, but for food that endures to eternal life, which the Son of Man will give you. (John 6:27) My flesh and my heart may fail, but God is the strength of my heart and my portion forever. (Psalm 73:26) Today, most of us will be feeling...

GIVING THANKS

(This reflection on Psalm 100 was posted a year ago under the title “Be Thankful.”) Shout for joy to the Lord, all the earth. Worship the Lord with gladness; come before him with joyful songs. Know that the Lord is God. It is he who made us, and we are...