Archive for 'Love'

Christ’s Yoke of Love

Matthew 11:28-30 Is 40:25-31 / Ps 103:1-4,8,10 For my yoke is easy and my burden light. Matthew 11:30 What burden could be too heavy, When we are called to serve the Lord? Our Lord makes the job seem easy If with His will we’re in accord. Jesus said, “Come to me, all you who are […]

The Yoke of God’s Love

Matthew 11: 28-30 Exodus 3:13-20 / Psa 105 Take my yoke upon you and learn from me, for I am gentle and humble in heart, and you will find rest for your souls. (Matthew 11:29) There is no heavier burden Than keeping a false identity; This much God’s children areA certain: Life’s easy lived with […]

Conflicts and Compassion

Matthew 10:34 –11:1 Ex 1:8-14.22 / Ps 124 Whoever does not take up the cross and follow me is not worthy of me. (Mt.10:38) As we have been shown by Jesus, May God’s love be our life’s mission. For the poor, live out the Good News; This should be our prime profession. Jesus said, “Do […]

A Touch of Love

Matthew 8: 1-4 Gen.17:1,9-10,15-22/Ps 128 Jesus stretched out his hand and touched him, saying, “I will; be clean.” (Matthew 8:3) God reaches out to us in our sin, Only if we go to Him in shame; In our penitence we are made clean, And salvation we can now reclaim. When Jesus came down from the […]

The Feast of the Sacred Heart

Matthew 11: 25-30 Dt 7: 6-11 / Ps 103: 1-4, 6-7, 8, 10 / 1 Jn 4: 7-16 Take my yoke upon you and learn from me, for I am gentle and humble of heart, and you will find rest for your souls. (Matthew 11:29) No burden is too heavy, No task too hard to […]

The Difficulty of Loving

Matthew 5:43-48 2Cor 8:19 / Psa 146 “Love your enemies, and pray for those who persecute you, that you may be children of your Father in heaven. (Matthew 5:44-45) God loves even those whom we reject For their perceived inequities; He wants our love to be perfect By praying for our enemies. “You have heard […]