This morning we heard from exodus the 10 commandments, and it reminds me of a principle that my spiritual director taught me. Leisure time should be re-creative, meaning the time of rest and leisure should give us energy for the rest of the things that we do. The Lord calls us to rest on Sunday's, … Continue reading Recreation and the Sabbath Day
A year ago today I went through a major surgery to fix my caved in chest. It’s amazing how far I have come since then. Those 6 weeks of intensive recovery brought me closer to Christ’s passion, as I suffered through much pain. While the pain is gone now, I still have two years of … Continue reading One Year Anniversary
Today we hear the famous parable of the sower and his careless planting of seeds. I’m reminded of an excellent gumbo and how the longer you let it simmer, the better it tastes. If we are to be like the rich soil, we need to meditate on God’s word day and night. The more we … Continue reading Seeds of God’s Word and Gumbo.
Celebrating another year of life from the Lord. This is going to be an important year of my life. May the Lord continue to bless me every day, keep me in prayer!
Homily for the 16th Sunday in Ordinary Time Year A
Today we hear again from the Gospel of Matthew and how the Lord tells us his yoke is easy and his burden light. The passage today reminds me of the fifth station of the cross when Simon Of Cyrene is pressed in carrying the cross for Jesus. Many times in our lives we can feel … Continue reading Carrying your cross