Category Archives: Christian Faith

don’t worry about tomorrow!

In today’s first reading, James 4:13-17, James admonishes us:  “… you have no idea what your life will be like tomorrow.” All of us plan for tomorrow, but we have been around long enough to know that we can’t guarantee that … Continue reading

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enmity with God?

Today’s first reading, James 4:1-10, contains some strong language. James writes:  “Do you not know that to be a lover of the world means enmity with God?” What does this mean?  All of creation is good.  Human beings – our … Continue reading

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the cry of faith

In today’s Gospel, Mark 9:14-29, a man asks Jesus to cure his son who is possessed by “a mute spirit.”  Jesus says to the father, “Everything is possible to one who has faith.” The boy’s father cries out, “I do believe, help my … Continue reading

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Feeling overwhelmed ….

Last night, I went to bed feeling relatively relaxed.  I didn’t have too much on my to-do list for today.  This morning, everything changed.  The to-do list expanded by leaps and bounds as a number of unexpected things occurred.  I … Continue reading

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I have called you friends!

It’s mind-boggling when we think of it!  Jesus …  God-made-man … says in today’s Gospel, John 15:9-17 … “I have called you friends … ”  He addresses you and me as His friends.  Our God is full of surprises.  In how … Continue reading

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