Archive for 'Love'

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 […]

All About Anger

Matthew 5: 20-26 2Cor 3:15–4:1,3-6 / Psa 85 . . . whoever is angry with his brother will be liable to judgment. (Matthew 5:22) If it is peace that we must seek, Then first curb temper for our good; With hearts as tender as words meek, Understand, than be understood. “For I tell you, unless […]