We do not have faith because we are smarter or better than other people. We are simply the people that God has chosen to receive the gift of believing.
Some miracles are constantly present. They are the ones that are easy to overlook.
With so many needs around us how can we make a difference? This video suggests that those who would serve should find value in the small gesture.
One way to understand the biblical image of the shepherd and the sheep is to appreciate the difference between sheep and cows.
Why do people believe in a God who guides their lives? People believe because when they examine their own experience they find indications, hints if you will, that there is a power in this world other than chance.
If we listen to the accounts of Jesus’ passion without reflection, we can draw the false conclusion that the Jewish people are responsible for the crucifixion of Christ.
Small things matter because God uses them in the actions that we do and in the things we receive.
Without a doubt God is our savior, our helper, and our healer. But God wants to be more to us than that.
What can we do when pain and loss enter our lives? Although we cannot explain evil, we can negotiate its presence though acceptance and “throwing together.”
Before Jesus decides whether he is going to help or not, he first has compassion on those who are in need. We must do the same.
Jesus himself was unable to avoid rejection by his own family. Why should we be surprised if the same happens to us?