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Sunday Word, 17 May 15 TO FIND FRUIT - May 17, 2015 ... opening of last Friday's liturgy impressed that on me again. Its entrance antiphon sang: You have redeemed us, Lord, by your Blood from every tribe and tongue and people and nation, and have made us into a kingdom, priests for our God . 3 God's salvation in Jesus by their Spirit transforms groups measured by clan, language, blood and boundaries into a royal priesthood, who worships God in loving service. This began as Jesus gathered a group of apostles . They not only followed Jesus; they ate ...http://findfruit.blogspot.com/2015/05/sunday-word-17-may-15.html
God Calls Us to Intimacy With Him DA MIHI ANIMAS - May 6, 2015 ... the reality that proves beyond all doubt or quibble that the most startling and marvelous thing on the face of the earth at this moment is the Holy Roman Catholic Church — the Mystical Body of Christ, God's Chosen People, of which you are one! For to be holy with God's own holiness is very truly "something out of this world." God invites you to oneness with Him St. Bernard of Clairvaux clarified it more when he took as his text: "Let Him kiss me with the kiss of His mouth" and explained ...http://salesianity.blogspot.com/2015/05/god-calls-us-to-intimacy-with-him.html
Feast of the Annunciation of Our Lord MONKS AND MERMAIDS (A BENEDICTINE BLOG) - March 25, 2015 http://fatherdavidbirdosb.blogspot.com/2015/03/feast-of-annunciation-of-our-lord.html
Risk and Friendship STUDEO: MY THINKING SPOT - March 23, 2015 ... which God's name has been so shamefully misused, we almost despair of uttering it ourselves. But to keep it silent would be an outright refusal of the love with which God comes to us. Buber says that our only recourse is to try as reverently as possible to pick up and purify the polluted fragments of the divine name. But there is no way we can do that alone. All we can do is plead with him not to allow the light of his name to be destroyed in the world. And so God is our true model for ...http://studeo.blogspot.com/2015/03/risk-and-friendship.html
Blessing the Culture: A Lesson From Mr. Spock NEW WOOD - March 4, 2015 ... culture are false, but many do not know where to turn. Organized religion has fallen prey to the same sicknesses of the surrounding culture, and so it often fails to help people discover the deep mystery of the living God. The problems I often write about, with climate change being the most threatening, are a direct result of a massive cultural movement away from God, even among many who are regular church-goers. It will take a spiritual transformation both within and outside of religion ...http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/blogspot/gfKkh/~3/A5teZlHpO_Y/blessing-culture-lesson-from-mr-spock.html
Recovering Wonder and Enchantment in Our Walk With God. REFLECTIONS AND RUMINATIONS - February 15, 2015 ... ponder, and we have lost our ability to wonder. When this happens, something more insidious also happens – we become irreverent and our souls become tired. How then does one recover one's lost sense of wonder? How does one rescind from the greyness of a spiritual ennui? One thing that is so clear about the spiritual masters is that mystics and contemplatives hardly lose their ability to wonder, and have an innate sense that gives them hearts that see boredom not as boredom but as us ...http://frlukefong.blogspot.com/2015/02/recovering-wonder-and-enchantment-in.html