Tag Archives: Matthew

Standing on the starting line

Maybe it’s just me. Maybe I’m the only one who stands on the edge of a cliff and thinks, “No way.” Granted, sometimes the cliff is very high, and sometimes it is only a couple feet down, but more often … Continue reading

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It’s the little things

The Sixth Station of the Cross Veronica wipes the face of Jesus ‘Amen, I say to you, whatever you did for one of these least brothers of mine, you did for me.’ – Matthew 25:40   This is a traditional … Continue reading

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Come Be My Light: The Why

Who am I? Why am I here? What is my purpose? Everyone asks these questions at some point in their lives. In our final reading on our light topic, we have a bit of an answer. We’ve got the call, … Continue reading

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I swear

This weekend’s Gospel included one of my life mission passages. The thing about a mission is that it doesn’t have to be very complicated to be effective. I have a few things that I try to live by, and this … Continue reading

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Catholic Guilt

There are several places in the Mass where Catholic Guilt seems to be promoted. I can see where it can be interpreted that way, but when you dive in a bit, the meaning really changes. For example, as the priest … Continue reading

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“Who do you say that I am?”

  “Who do you say that I am?” When Jesus asks Peter to state for himself who Jesus is, it is after asking him what others claim. (Matthew 16:13-17) It’s one of those frequently referenced moments when Jesus moves his disciples … Continue reading

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Got Talent?

  This weekend, I heard the parable of the talents. You know, the one where the master leaves three servants with one, three, and five talents (money worth about a year’s wages)? Two of them invest the talents and double … Continue reading

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Asleep at the Wheel

  I’m going to stick with the story of Jesus sleeping in the boat for just a bit more. It’s funny how many things one story can tell us. As a reminder, Jesus is crossing the sea with the disciples, … Continue reading

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Wild One

“He’s wild you know. Not like a tame lion.” If you haven’t read The Lion, the Witch, and the Wardrobe since you were little, you must read it again. The whole Narnia series is just incredible on an adult level. Aslan … Continue reading

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Turn on the Lights

“All the darkness in the world cannot extinguish the light from a single candle” – St. Francis of Assisi. Standing with all the innocent people who have died from police action, and all the innocent police officers who have died … Continue reading

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