I found this devotion to be an invitation to be more extravagant in how I express my love for God. The woman expresses her homage to Jesus in such a way that the apostles think it is extravagant. What a wonder! If only I could be as extravagant as she was. I believe that is … [Read more…]
Sometimes it is easier to give than receive. Very often, when we are in Haiti, I have a struggle with trying to accept a special kindness from the Little Sisters. When you go on a mission trip you are supposed to be helping others, not taking from them or giving them more work. At least … [Read more…]
Sunday is a day to be devoted to God. Even when we are required to work, some time needs to be set aside for God. What time will each of us devote totally to God during this holyday?
As I read today’s devotional, I thought about all the times I advertise programs or gathering dates and responses come in late or not at all. Very frustrating for the planner of programs and events. Jesus, too, could get very frustrated with my lack of response sometimes. Jesus is always inviting and waiting. Sometimes I … [Read more…]
It is not easy to be a Catholic Christian sometimes. Faults of members of the church whether in leadership or as faithful in the pews seems to be on constant public display. The little things that matter to us as Catholics, such as grace before meals, not eating meat on Friday, etc. may feel like … [Read more…]