Patience with the process

Jesus talks about the Kingdom of God in today’s Gospel. He tells two short parables about seeds. The point of the parables is it seems that nothing is happening when small seeds are planted. However we find that in the end these seeds grow into something far bigger than ever imagined […]

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Atonement

The theme of atonement is very strong in this Sunday’s Second Reading to the Hebrews. At the beginning of each year Israel would celebrate the Great Day of Atonement. This was known as Yom Kippur and was a day entirely devoted to fasting, prayer, reading the Word of God and the expiatory rites. The ritual concluded with the sprinkling of the blood of animals as it happened on that day at Mount Sinai […]

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Experiencing God

No human words or thoughts can ever make a beginning in our quest to completely understand the ineffable God. However, I do believe that analogies can offer something if we desire to have a personal experience of God in our lives […]

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