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In this life, it is very easy to overlook spiritual realities because our senses are tuned to the material world that surrounds us. For this reason, it is important for each of us to free ourselves … more
Somewhere, a prominent historian once observed that the death of Christ on the cross was “mercifully quick.” The comment haunts. Though there seems to be a hint of blasphemy in the remark, it is … more
“Untie him and let him go” (Jn 11:45). Our Lord’s words after raising Lazarus should sound somewhat familiar to us. Familiar, not because we hear them often, but because they resemble other … more
Have you ever met someone who changed your life? A blind man encounters Jesus in the Gospel this week and his life is forever changed. Let’s take a glimpse at this powerful event. John the … more
Two strangers meet at an ancient well outside of a Samaritan town. One is a Samaritan woman, coming to draw water. The other is Jesus Christ, in His humanity weary from traveling. He is waiting at … more
“Our God is an awesome God.” Trivializing the real meaning of awe, it’s one of the most annoying lines in pop-religion. Awe is not the response we have for an indulgent father (“Thanks, Dad, … more
If we think at all about Our Lord’s temptation in the desert, we probably think that it came about by chance. We imagine Jesus in the desert, fasting and praying, minding His own business, when … more
If we think at all about Our Lord’s temptation in the desert, we probably think that it came about by chance. We imagine Jesus in the desert, fasting and praying, minding His own business, when … more
“Unless you become like little children, you cannot enter the kingdom of God.” Watching a little child at the age of 3 or 4 interact with unfamiliar people in the presence of a parent is a marvel … more
We are all familiar with the Gospel teaching to turn the other cheek and love our enemies. However, it is fruitful to dwell on what it tells us about God’s love for us and how that love needs to … more
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