Tag: seeing God

Monday of 2nd Sunday after Trinity – Luke 4:42-5:11

ShareLuke 4:42-5:11 We all like success stories, and we all seek success.  Hundreds of books purport to tell us hundreds of different secrets of success.  When really, it’s quite simple. One example of a man who was successful by many human standards was Howard Hughes.  Hughes became by turns a Hollywood movie producer, aircraft inventor, […]

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January 2 – 1 John 3:1-12

Share1 John 3:1-12 “You are a child of God.”  That’s what God tells you in 1 John 3:1. What a wonderful way for God to greet us in the New Year! Here is the source of St. John’s teaching about how we ought to love one another: it is that God first loved us.  We […]

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Saturday of Trinity 20 – Matthew 21:33-46

ShareMatthew 21:33-46 I’ve struggled today with what to write about the parable of the vinedressers, because Jesus’ point is about the rejection of the Stone which the builders rejected – and as Christians we have not rejected the chief cornerstone. And yet as I gaze more deeply into this parable I see a few things […]

November 7, 2014 | 0 Comments More

Wednesday of Trinity 18 – Matthew 14:22-36

ShareMatthew 14:22-36 There are so many encounters that the disciples have with Jesus in such a short time in this one episode that I see myself in this story multiple times.  Each time I see myself, I see a little more of myself and my Lord reflected from the waters of the Sea of Galilee.  […]

October 21, 2014 | 1 Comment More

Thursday of Trinity 17 – Matthew 13:1-23

ShareMatthew 13:1-23 How do you think of yourself compared to other people?  Would you say that in the grand scheme of things you are blessed, or that life’s been a little unfair to you? Maybe you’re in debt, and you’re not quite sure how you got there, but it doesn’t seem to be your fault.  […]

October 15, 2014 | 0 Comments More

Friday of Trinity 16 – Matthew 11:2-19

ShareMatthew 11:2-19 “Are you the Coming One, or do we look for another?” It seems like a clear and straightforward question.  I don’t know why, but I expect a clear and straightforward answer, you know, something like: “Yes, I am Jesus, the Messiah, the Coming One, the King of the Jews, the Son of God, […]

October 9, 2014 | 0 Comments More

Monday of 2nd Sunday after Trinity – Luke 4:42-5:11

ShareLuke 4:42-5:11 We all like success stories, and we all seek success.  Hundreds of books purport to tell us hundreds of different secrets of success.  When really, it’s quite simple. One example of a man who was successful by many human standards was Howard Hughes.  Hughes became by turns a Hollywood movie producer, aircraft inventor, […]

June 9, 2013 | 0 Comments More

January 4 – 1 John 4

ShareJanuary 4 – 1 John 4             I think I need about a week to meditate on 1 John 4, but since I have only a day I want to focus on God.  In particular, I want to try to understand two things about God:  first, that God is love, and second that no one […]

January 3, 2013 | 3 Comments More

January 2 – 1 John 3:1-12

ShareJanuary 2 – 1 John 3:1-12 “You are a child of God.”  That’s what God tells you in 1 John 3:1. What a wonderful way for God to greet us in the New Year! Here is the source of St. John’s teaching about how we ought to love one another: it is that God first […]

January 1, 2013 | 0 Comments More

Saturday of Trinity 20 – Matthew 21:33-46

ShareMatthew 21:33-46 I’ve struggled today with what to write about the parable of the vinedressers, because Jesus’ point is about the rejection of the Stone which the builders rejected – and as Christians we have not rejected the chief cornerstone. And yet as I gaze more deeply into this parable I see a few things […]

October 26, 2012 | 0 Comments More