Archive | May 2009

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We need a rush of the Spirit

Dear Sisters and Brothers, This coming Sunday is the feast of Pentecost, a word which means “fifty days.”  We’ve been celebrating Easter for that long. We’ve been trying to wake up to the world around us. Trying to become conscious and aware. Both of our surroundings and what’s going on inside of us — paying […]

Life-surge

Dear Friends, Jesus is so cool in the images he uses to communicate. The gospel passage last Sunday Jesus says, “I am the vine, you are the branches.” Look att the picture above.  It’s not a vine, but every little portion of that bush, every flower, receives its life from being connected to the source […]

Wake up to new life!!!

Dear Friends, I’m absorbed in writing my Arise reflection to celebrate forty awesome years of priesty life, but I found this in my email box from http://www.simpletruths.com founded by Mac Anderson. I just wanted to take a moment to share it. It’s one of  the many  inspiring movie they offer — The Nature of Success

Being known and loved anyway

With thanks to magisteria.files.wordpress.com Dear Friends, We’re half way through the Easter season and this is my favorite part — reflecting on Jesus as the Good Shepherd.  My favorite image of Jesus is the Good Shepherd. It’s the perfect image for us today.  (See Scripture below for your reflection.) It took me a long time […]