Tag Archives: Jesus

What to Expect When You are Expecting

Expectations can cause major havoc in your life.  Expecting something in return for a good deed can be a slippery slope that I am not sure any of us want to travel down. My friend, Donna (let’s just call her … Continue reading

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Mary, A Mother to Learn From

As the Advent season comes into full swing, I have begun to prepare myself for the birth of Christ.  During this time, I have been reading a daily reflection that has truly made me think hard about myself as a … Continue reading

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Be a Servant

I was uncomfortable.  Because of my discomfort, I began to feel guilty.  Why am I judging this person?  Why do I feel this is beneath him?  Who am I to make that call? I know I have you all confused … Continue reading

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Finding Safe Pasture

Reflection on John 10:1-21. Jesus tells us in the story of the Good Shepherd in these verses of John. He tells us He will lead all sheep, not just the ones that are in His Sheepfold (his fenced in area) … Continue reading

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The Unopened Gift

No one deserves it. It is free to anyone who accepts it. Someone paid dearly for it. We all caused something very bad to happen so that we could get it. The person who paid for it doesn’t want anything … Continue reading

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The Beggar

There he was standing on the side of the road with a sign in his hand. I was sitting in my air conditioned mini van, soaking in the sun while waiting at the stoplight. I started to look around. I … Continue reading

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Turn the Other Cheek

Sitting at the track meet, I was nervous for her. Megan was competing in her first outdoor track meet for high school. She was running in three events that day. This is nothing new for me. I am always nervous … Continue reading

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Magical

This morning Katie and I were sitting at the kitchen table when she asked the question, “Does Mary have powers like Jesus and God?” Katie is such a thinker – you just never know what is going to come out … Continue reading

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Shine like the Sun

Today’s reflection is based upon the readings from Matthew 17:1-13. Just a few days after Jesus predicted his death to his disciples for the first time, the Transfiguration occurred.  Peter, James and John would all witness the amazing event together.  … Continue reading

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Giving it All

As I was reading through my Lenten devotions this morning, I came across Fr Robert Barron’s writing for the day.  His scripture reference was from the book of Matthew. Matthew 5:42 Give to those who ask and don’t turn away … Continue reading

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