Reflection Date: 
10/31/2012

Scripture:

1 Ephesians 6:1-9
Luke 13:22-30

Reflection:

"Strive to enter through the narrow gate."

Jesus is walking with a crowd of people. Someone asks; "Lord, will those who are saved be few?"  Jesus doesn’t answer the person’s question. Instead, he says, "Strive to enter through the narrow gate. For many, I tell you, will seek to enter and will not be able."

Reflection Date: 
10/30/2012

Scripture:
Ephesians 5:21-33 or 5:2a, 25-32
Luke 13:18-21

Reflection:
A mustard seed is just a little thing.  But it can grow into a large shrub where the birds of the air build their nests.   A thought is a small thing, like a mustard seed.  But a small thought can lead to something very big. 

Reflection Date: 
10/28/2012

Scripture:

Jeremiah 31: 7:9
Hebrews 5:1-6
Mark 10:46-52

Reflection:

Reflection Date: 
10/29/2012

Scripture:

Ephesians 4:32-5:8
Luke 13:10-17

Reflection:

Reflection Date: 
10/26/2012

Scripture:
Ephesians 4:1-6
Luke 12:54-59

Reflection:
One of my esteemed professors in graduate school shared with me a fairly common matrix used by management professionals to prioritize the day’s or week’s tasks.  You may have seen or used this matrix:

  

Not Urgent and

Not Necessary

Reflection Date: 
10/24/2012

Scripture:

Ephesians 3:2-12
Luke 12:39-48

Reflection:

Reflection Date: 
10/23/2012

Scripture:

Ephesians 2:12-22
Luke 12:35-38

Reflection:

Reflection Date: 
10/22/2012

Scripture:

Ephesians 2:1-10
Luke 12:13-21

Reflection:

"The Lord made us we belong to Him."
Psalm 100:3b

  

Reflection Date: 
10/20/2012

Feast of St. Paul of the Cross,
Founder of the Passionist Congregation

Scripture: 

Isaiah 61, 1-3
I Corinthians 1, 17-25
Mark 6:7-13

  

  

Reflection:

Reflection Date: 
10/19/2012

Memorial of Saints John de Brébeuf
and Isaac Jogues

Scripture:

Ephesians 1:11-14
Luke 12:1-7

Reflection:

"Do not be afraid. You are worth more than many sparrows." (Luke 12:7)