Go, and Do Not Sin Again

Unjust accusations against Jesus The Gospel accounts frequently describe how Jesus had to face unjust accusations made by the Pharisees, the ruling elders of Israel. They were upset with Jesus’… Read More

“In repentance and rest is your salvation.” Isaiah 30:15

Jesus and John the Baptist both begin their ministry with the same invitation, “Repent, for the kingdom of heaven is at hand.”   Isaiah sees it as a prerequisite for our healing. … Read More

Reflection on Lent and Praying for Baby Fulton

While my family rests comfortably I pray and write when the inspiration hits me. Between the music and the notes hopefully one day my kids will enjoy going through it… Read More

The Lord’s Call for an Undivided Heart

A few nights ago I went to bed after listening to Ralph Martin’s comments on a prophecy given in 1976 by Fr. Michael Scanlan. The message of the prophecy is… Read More

The One Who Endures to the End Will Be Saved

Matthew 10:17-22: Beware of men; for they will deliver you up to councils, and flog you in their synagogues, and you will be dragged before governors and kings for my… Read More

Thirst as a Gift

On the last day of the festival, the great day, while Jesus was standing there, he cried out, “Let anyone who is thirsty come to me, and let the one… Read More

Zacchaeus Received Jesus Joyfully

Luke 19:1-10: He entered Jericho and was passing through. And there was a man named Zacchaeus; he was a chief tax collector, and rich. And he sought to see who… Read More

How I Discovered Forgiveness from the Heart

Jesus has some pretty serious words for us about forgiveness. There are so many examples in Scripture to choose from, but here are a few to jog your memory: Judge… Read More

The True Cost of Discipleship

GOSPEL READING: Luke 14:25-33 Now great multitudes accompanied him; and he turned and said to them,  “If any one comes to me and does not hate his own father and mother… Read More

The Purpose of My Life

Many times I have read high-reaching exhortations in Scripture like “seek first the Kingdom of God,” and “remain in my love,” and “love one another as I have loved you,”… Read More