Ordinary 19 – I start a new assignment while covid rages. In the midst of the storms of our lives, the still small voice says to us: “Take courage, it is I, do not be afraid.”
Easter 2 – We find peace, not when things change ‘out there’, but when our hearts change. We need to realize the depth of God’s love for us. The trials we are suffering are preparing us for new life. Let Jesus put his finger in your wounds.
Ordinary 16 – Where can we go to find true peace? Jesus is with us always and He wants to give us peace. You can always take a moment to be present to the God who is present to you. Move towards the middle of the wheel. Let’s start right now.
Abraham only worries about making his visitors feel welcome. Martha has Jesus in her home but is too anxious and worried to actually listen to Him. Jesus doesn’t want to be just one more thing in your busy schedule; Jesus is the One Thing. [AUDIO]
The secret to happiness is so easy, it’s right in front of us: Simply to do the will of God. It is not mysterious, oppressive, or distant. Through doing God’s will we find peace, joy, and happily ever after. [AUDIO]
The risen Jesus offers reconciliation and peace. Jesus gives Thomas a second chance. Thomas received mercy; he shares mercy. Pope John Paul II brought mercy to the world. Let the risen Jesus meet you and offer you mercy and peace. [AUDIO]
Advent, 4th Sunday – Joy and Peace are infallible signs of the presence of God. Have you noticed moments of peace and joy this Advent? We have been watching for the coming of the Lord and we have discovered that He is already here. (23 Dec 2012)