Archive for 'Simplicity'

The Greatest in the Kingdom

Matthew 18: 1-5, 10,12-14 Dt 13:1-8 / Dt 32 Amen, I say to you, unless you turn and become like children, you will not enter the kingdom of heaven. (Matthew 18:3) Praise God in charitable deed, Seek the lost to be reconciled; From deadly greed may we be freed, In this we strive to be […]

God’s Little Children

Matthew 11:25-27 Exo 3:1-6,9-12 / Ps 103 You have hidden these things from the wise and learned, and revealed them to little children. (Matthew 11:25) Too much knowledge may lead to pride, Best to be humble in our ways, Just let God’s Word lead, be our guide, So that our wisdom be His grace. At […]

Welcoming the Little Children

Mark 9: 30-37 Sir 2: 1-11/ Psa 37 Whoever receives one child such as this in my name receives me; and whoever receives me does not receive me but the One Who sent me. (Mark 9:37) Blessed are the poor and the meek, Unlike the proud, God hears their call. Those who serve the small […]

A Lesson in Avarice

Luke 12: 13-21 Eph 2:1-10 / Ps 100:1-5 Be on your guard against all kinds of greed; for though one may be rich, a man’s life does not consist in the abundance of his possessions. (Luke 12:15) All wealth in life is an illusion, Gold here on earth is in heaven dross; If your faith […]

The Greatest in the Kingdom

Matthew 18: 1-5, 10,12-14 Ez 2: 8 – 3: 4 / Psa 119 Amen, I say to you, unless you turn and become like children, you will not enter the kingdom of heaven. (Matthew 18:3) May we be blessed in words and deed, And in God’s love be reconciled; From deadly pride may we be […]

Done in Secret

Ash Wednesday Matthew 6: 1-6, 16-18 Jl 2:12-18 / Ps 51 / 2 Cor 5:20–6:2 …and your Father who sees in secret will reward you. (Matthew 6:4,6 and 18) Good deeds that seek a ton of praise Are only worth an ounce of grace. Kind acts performed in secrecy Live on for all eternity. Jesus […]