Matthew 21:33-46 for Sunday, October 5, 2014

      What is our Lord doing in this last hour before his arrest, before his Passion begins? He goes away alone to pray. So we, when we have a severe trial to undergo, or some danger or some suffering to face, go aside to pray in solitude, and so pass the last hoursContinue reading “Matthew 21:33-46 for Sunday, October 5, 2014”

Matthew 21:23-32 for Sunday, September 28, 2014

      Abstractions offer the ego lots of payoffs: We can remain seemingly in control; we can live in our heads; we can avoid loving in general or loving anyone in particular; we can avoid humor, paradox and freedom… ~ Richard Rohr, Things Hidden, p.68. Artwork and Music used with permissions. Artwork: And OpenContinue reading “Matthew 21:23-32 for Sunday, September 28, 2014”

Matthew 20:1-16 for Sunday, September 21, 2014

      How good of you, God, to make truth a relationship instead of an idea. ~ Richard Rohr Artwork: A Tender and Grimy Grace by Jan Richardson( Music: Kyrie Eleison, Dan Gibson’s Solitudes: Peaceful Gegorian Chants (

Matthew 18: 21-35 for Sunday, September 14, 2014

      “Standing humbly before God’s gaze not only unites the psyche but it…frees us from…the vertigo of imagination. It’s the whirlpool of imagination, looking here, there and everywhere. Standing before one, accepting God literally allows you to be composed and gathered into one place. You can be in one place; you can beContinue reading “Matthew 18: 21-35 for Sunday, September 14, 2014”