This morning we hear Jesus seemingly ignoring the need of a woman. He only came for the lost sheep of Israel, and she is even compared to a dog. There are reasons he does this, but I point you to the persevere and the begging of this woman. Sometimes on our prayer, we may feel … Continue reading The Persistence of the Canaanite woman
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.
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