Tag Archives: Temple

Joy of the Lord

  How many of us think that proper “holy” behavior is reserved, uptight, and unexcitable? (I’m not sure if that last one is actually a word, but you know exactly what I mean) Faith is a very serious thing. Well, … Continue reading

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Priest

The Tenth Station: Jesus is Stripped of His Clothes They also took his tunic, but the tunic was seamless, woven in one piece from the top down. So they said to one another, “Let us not tear it, but cast … Continue reading

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Doormat or Christian?

There seems to always be this balance of power between being generous, forgiving, and “Christian” and being someone who just lets them selves be rolled over and used. The readings this weekend always bring out that discussion. “Turn the other … Continue reading

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Regrets

We have all had those moments of being confronted with something that we have done wrong, and regretting our actions. It is especially difficult to realize that you have been unintentionally hurting someone you love. The first thing you want … Continue reading

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Finding Jesus

As a mom, I have come to have a different view of the story of finding Jesus in the. Temple than I used to have. Jesus had gone to Jerusalem with his family, and when they left, Mary and Joseph … Continue reading

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Access

Right after Jesus calls Matthew to follow Him, He has dinner at Matthew’s house. I had never noticed this before; I always thought it was a separate story. At Matthew’s house, it says, “ many tax collectors and sinners came … Continue reading

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