THE REFORMATION LIFE: “ONE OF REPENTANCE”

As we approach the 500th anniversary of the Protestant Reformation, my ruminations and readings on that history have resulted in some of the following thoughts: Five hundred years ago a German monk of the Order of St. Augustine was organizing his thoughts and writing...

The Seeds We Have Sown

Matthew 13: 1 That same day Jesus went out of the house and sat by the lake.2 Such large crowds gathered around him that he got into a boat and sat in it, while all the people stood on the shore. 3 Then he told them many things in parables, saying: “A farmer went out...

ONE JEWEL, MANY FACETS

“But God remembered Noah and all the wild animals and the livestock that were with him in the ark, and he sent a wind over the earth, and the waters receded. 2 Now the springs of the deep and the floodgates of the heavens had been closed, and the rain had...

COURAGE AND COWARDICE

(Mt. 10:4) “A disciple is not above the teacher, nor a slave above the master; 25 it is enough for the disciple to be like the teacher, and the slave like the master. If they have called the master of the house Beelzebul, how much more will they malign those of his...