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Sundays with Luke – Stories Within a Bigger Story

Over the next 20 Sundays Luke tells us stories from along the road to Jerusalem through Galilee. But this is no sightseeing journey. Luke wanted to show how all followers of Christ were invited…and challenged by Jesus.

Listening to Sounds in the ER

An unplanned visit the Emergency Room of our local hospital helped me realize the difference between hearing and listening. This led me to experience the visit in ways beyond the focus on myself.

Who Are the Wise People In Your Life?

Too often, we cannot see the forest for the trees. Our wisdom figures help us to step back and see where individual pieces of the picture puzzle fit. The wise person helps us see what is not always evident.

Listening to Sounds in the ER

Listening to Sounds in the ER

An unplanned visit the Emergency Room of our local hospital helped me realize the difference between hearing and listening. This led me to experience the visit in ways beyond the focus on myself.

Don’t You Understand?

Don’t You Understand?

Sometimes I have said “Don’t you understand”? Something was so obvious to me!
Other times, with perhaps deeper frustration, I have felt, “You don’t understand (me).
When I thought about it, I realized…  “It’s complicated!”
There are many ways and levels of understanding.

Learning To See As God Sees

Learning To See As God Sees

Reading Pope Francis’ reflections, I was able to shift my focus and see more clearly what each of these seven gifts of the Spirit look like. I found much food for thought and personal prayer.

A Master Class – The Gift of Jesus’ Spirit

A Master Class – The Gift of Jesus’ Spirit

I thought I knew its meaning… until I “binged” on a master class on the Our Father given by Pope Francis.

In 16 five minute or so master classes I saw it as if for the first time.
This year I have had a similar experience when Pope Francis shared his insights into Pentecost and the seven gifts of the Holy Spirit.

Let Me See Again!

Let Me See Again!

“Let Me See Again!” I never saw any connection between the life-changing experience of a blind beggar being given his sight and the Pentecost gift of Jesus’ spirit under the appearances of tongues of fire.
Now I cant “unsee” it.

Are You Looking Up… or Around You?

Are You Looking Up… or Around You?

A late 19th-century artist, James Tissot,  graphically posed a question for us today. In his depiction of the Ascension, he asks, “Why do you stand looking up into heaven? (Act 1:11) Instead of looking up to the heavens, should we be looking for Jesus’ footprints around us?