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Internal Transformation

February 27, 2015

Friday of the First Week of Lent Lectionary: 228 Ezekiel 18:21-28 Psalms 130:1-2, 3-4, 5-7a, 7bc-8 Matthew 5:20-26 Today’s gospel reading challenges us... Read more

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The Father’s Love is Our Measure of Mercy

February 26, 2015

Thursday of the First Week in Lent Lectionary: 227 Esther C:12, 14-16, 23-25 Psalm 138:1-2ab, 2cde-3, 7c-8 Matthew 7:7-12 The so-called Golden Rule has a long... Read more

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Have Mercy On Me, God; Cleanse Me From My Sin

February 25, 2015

Wednesday of the First Week in Lent Lectionary: 226 Jonah 3:1-10 Psalm 51:3-4, 12-13, 18-19 Luke 11:29-32 Today’s readings – from The Prophet... Read more

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The Lord’s Prayer – Our Prayer

February 24, 2015

Tuesday of the First Week of Lent Lectionary: 225 Isaiah 55:10-11 Psalm 34:4-5,6-7, 16-17, 18-19 Matthew 6:7-15 How are we to speak to our loving,... Read more

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Carving Out Our Place in Heaven

February 23, 2015

Monday of the First Week of Lent Lectionary: 224 Leviticus 19:1-2, 11-18 Psalm 19:8, 9, 10, 15 Matthew 25:31-46 In today’s gospel, Jesus tells his... Read more

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Beware of Wildlife

February 22, 2015

First Sunday of Lent Lectionary: 23 Genesis 9:8-15 Psalm 25:4-5, 6-7, 8-9 1 Peter 3:18-22 Mark 1:12-15 Last weekend I was in Sierra Madre, California at the... Read more

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Who Are All These People?

February 21, 2015

Saturday after Ash Wednesday Lectionary:222 Isaiah 58:9B-14 Psalm 86:1-2, 3-4, 5-6 Luke 5:57-32 Today’s Gospel reading is Luke’s version of what I... Read more

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Play the Prophet

February 20, 2015

Friday after Ash Wednesday Lectionary: 221 Isaiah 58:1-9A Psalm 51:3-4,5-6AB, 18-19 Matthew 9:14-15 The prophet Isaiah writes that our words and actions are... Read more