God’s will

The angel said to Mary, ‘You will conceive and bear a son,’ not ‘Are you willing to conceive and bear a son?’ That is how God’s will comes to us, in the things that happen to us more than in the things we choose! Nothing is impossible to God. In difficult times, it is good to remember that God is […]

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SLAVE

Gospel  by John 8 31-42  When Jesus was talking to the Jews who had believed in him he said if you continue in my word you are truly my disciples you will know the truth and the truth will set you free.  But they did not understand him. They said we are descended  from Abraham we have never been slaves […]

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Identity

Jesus is still revealing his identity, but he is also exploring the identity of those he is addressing. Jesus tells us ‘I always do what is pleasing to him’.  What does this tell us about the quality of his relationship with his Father.  Do I know what is pleasing to God in my daily life?  Having loved his own, he […]

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Love

March 12th: Mark 12:28-34 This reading is another one of Jesus’ stories about love.  Throughout  the Old and New Testaments, love is a key word that practiced perfectly, will lead us to heaven after our own demise.   It takes just three things; love God above all else, love one another and to love ourselves.  It’s simple to understand but […]

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To Complete the law

March 10th.  Matthew 5: 17-19  Today, Jesus tells us about the way we follow God’s law, the commandments.  The 1st and 2nd commandments are the two most important because without love for God and our neighbour, it’s difficult to keep the other commandments.  Try to be aware of your thoughts and especially your judgments.  Pay close attention to the way […]

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Good Shepherd

Today we are reminded of a word we know, – ‘shepherd’. A shepherd is a person who tends, herds, feeds, or guards a flock of sheep. He is connected with sheep, if there is no sheep, the existence of a shepherd is in question. Shepherding is a full time job, a shepherd has to have some basic qualities like knowing […]

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