Reflecting Him

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

Author Archive: hisservant

Do You Really Want The Answer?

In Matthew 4: 18-22, we hear of how for Simon Peter, the humble fisherman from Galilee, this was the first day of the rest of his life. From this day on life became meaningful, purposeful, and fulfilling. On this day there was a revolution in his life. This revolution had two ingredients: First, Christ had to …

Continue reading

Remove The Speck

Daily Reflection – 2/12/19 Sacred Scripture Now when the Pharisees with some scribes who had come from Jerusalem gathered around him, they observed that some of his disciples ate their meals with unclean, that is, unwashed, hands. [For the Pharisees and, in fact, all Jews, do not eat without carefully washing their hands, keeping the …

Continue reading

I Love You THIS Much

Daily Reflection – 2/11/19 Sacred Scripture  After making the crossing, they came to land at Gennesaret and tied up there. As they were leaving the boat, people immediately recognized him. They scurried about the surrounding country and began to bring in the sick on mats to wherever they heard he was. Whatever villages or towns …

Continue reading

Do You Choose Grace?

Daily Reflection – 2/8/19 Sacred Scripture  King Herod heard about it, for his fame had become widespread, and people were saying, “John the Baptist has been raised from the dead; that is why mighty powers are at work in him.” Others were saying, “He is Elijah”; still others, “He is a prophet like any of …

Continue reading

Step Out With Courage

Daily Reflection – 2/7/19 Sacred Scripture Jesus summoned the Twelve and began to send them out two by two and gave them authority over unclean spirits. He instructed them to take nothing for the journey but a walking stick — no food, no sack, no money in their belts. They were, however, to wear sandals …

Continue reading

To Reject or To Love

Daily Reflection – 2/6/19 Sacred Scripture He departed from there and came to his native place, accompanied by his disciples.  When the sabbath came he began to teach in the synagogue, and many who heard him were astonished. They said, “Where did this man get all this? What kind of wisdom has been given him? …

Continue reading

It Begins With A Touch

Daily Reflection – 2/5/19 Sacred Scripture When Jesus had crossed again (in the boat) to the other side, a large crowd gathered around him, and he stayed close to the sea. One of the synagogue officials, named Jairus, came forward. Seeing him he fell at his feet and pleaded earnestly with him, saying, “My daughter …

Continue reading

A Servant of Love

Daily Reflection – 2/4/19 Sacred Scripture Jesus and his disciples came to the other side of the sea, to the territory of the Gerasenes. When he got out of the boat, at once a man from the tombs who had an unclean spirit met him. The man had been dwelling among the tombs, and no …

Continue reading

The Seeds of Love

Daily Reflection – 2/1/19 Sacred Scripture  He said, “This is how it is with the kingdom of God; it is as if a man were to scatter seed on the land and would sleep and rise night and day and the seed would sprout and grow, he knows not how. Of its own accord the …

Continue reading

His Light Is Our Gift

Daily Reflection – 1/31/19 Sacred Scripture He said to them, “Is a lamp brought in to be placed under a bushel basket or under a bed, and not to be placed on a lampstand? For there is nothing hidden except to be made visible; nothing is secret except to come to light. Anyone who has …

Continue reading