Reflecting Him

A series of spiritual contemplations on the role of the Lord in our daily life

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To Be Free Is To Be Enslaved

Gospel: Matthew 6: 31-34 We have all heard or used the word “uptight.” According to social scientists, the “uptight” person is not neurotic, but normal. It is fashionable, it seems, to get uptight about all sorts of things that everyone else is uptight about– “getting ahead”; paying the bills; political issues and more. But the …

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Where Is Your Center ?

Daily Reflection – 2/22/19 Sacred Scripture When Jesus went into the region of Caesarea Philippi he asked his disciples, “Who do people say that the Son of Man is?” They replied, “Some say John the Baptist, others Elijah, still others Jeremiah or one of the prophets.” He said to them, “But who do you say …

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What Do You See ?

Daily Reflection -2/21/19 Sacred Scripture Jesus went on with his disciples to the villages of Caesarea Philippi; and on the way he asked his disciples, “Who do people say that I am?” And they answered him, “John the Baptist; and others, Elijah; and still others, one of the prophets.” He asked them, “But who do …

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The Eyes of Faith

Daily Reflection – 2/20/19 Sacred Scripture When Jesus and his disciples arrived at Bethsaida, they brought to him a blind man and begged him to touch him. Jesus took the blind man by the hand and led him outside the village. Putting spittle on his eyes he laid his hands on him and asked, “Do …

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The Continuance of Love

Daily Reflection – 2/19/19 Sacred Scripture Now the disciples had forgotten to bring any bread; and they had only one loaf with them in the boat. And he cautioned them, saying, “Watch out–beware of the yeast of the Pharisees and the yeast of Herod.” They said to one another, “It is because we have no …

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Believing Without Signs

Daily Reflection – 2/18/19 Sacred Scripture The Pharisees came and began to argue with him, asking him for a sign from heaven, to test him. And he sighed deeply in his spirit and said, “Why does this generation ask for a sign? Truly I tell you, no sign will be given to this generation.” And …

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Love As He Did

Sacred Scripture  Jesus left the district of Tyre and went by way of Sidon to the Sea of Galilee, into the district of the Decapolis. And people brought to him a deaf man who had a speech impediment and begged him to lay his hand on him. He took him off by himself away from the crowd. He …

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An Invincible Summer

Gospel: Luke 9: 28-36 I used to love reading children’s books to my youngsters because I could enjoy the fact  that animals can laugh and trees can sing and even teacups can speak. Neither I nor my children ever asked: “Why is this teacup talking?” We just allow ourselves to get caught up in the …

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His Transforming Love

Daily Reflection – 2/14/19 Sacred Scripture Jesus went to the district of Tyre. He entered a house and wanted no one to know about it, but he could not escape notice. Soon a woman whose daughter had an unclean spirit heard about him. She came and fell at his feet. The woman was a Greek, a Syro-phoenician by …

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The Secrets of Our Heart

Daily Reflection – 2/13/19 Sacred Scripture He summoned the crowd again and said to them, “Hear me, all of you, and understand. Nothing that enters one from outside can defile that person; but the things that come out from within are what defile.” When he got home away from the crowd his disciples questioned him …

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