Tag Archives: Jesus Christ

TERESA OF AVILA (OCTOBER 15th!)

“The Lord does not look so much at the magnitude of anything we do as at the love with which we do it.”  –Saint Teresa of Avila It’s late on this busy Sunday, but I wanted to post something about … Continue reading

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Lord, Please Save Me (us, you, them-all!)

With what’s happened in Charlottesville this weekend (so unbelievable in the sleepy university town where I spent four years as an undergrad) and with our Gospel readings for today (about Peter walking on the water), I dusted off this prayer … Continue reading

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Good Friday Blues

Good Friday: Jesus is rejected, beaten, mocked, whipped, scourged. After carrying a heavy cross, nails pierce His hands and His feet. There He hangs, on the cross, suffering for you, and me; suffering for us & all humanity. “Father, forgive … Continue reading

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Martha, Martha …

Today we remember Saint Martha – Martha so busy in the kitchen while her sister, Mary, sits at the feet of Jesus.  Later we encounter Martha and Mary as Jesus dines with them again in Bethany.  Since this visit comes … Continue reading

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Passion Sunday …

Passion Sunday’s liturgical readings begin with Palm waving & then take us through the whole account of Christ’s passion found in the Gospel of Luke, chapters 22 and 23. As we contemplate the ultimate sacrifice Jesus made for us, here … Continue reading

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…going deeper…

It’s Ash Wednesday… and so Lent begins.  Last year @ Roses in the Rubble we started out by opening our hearts to be embraced by God (click here to check out how) then moved into the desert to see how … Continue reading

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…easter alleluias…

CHRIST IS RISEN!!! Alleluia, Alleluia… 40+ days ago we began our Lenten journey in the desert looking for the embrace of Christ & landed yesterday in eternal waterfalls of His love and mercy that never run dry. Through the Cross … Continue reading

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