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Tag Archive for ‘Ask God’

Sunday 19 November

33rd Sunday in Ordinary TimeWorld Day of the Poor Proverbs 31:10-13, 19-20, 30-31; Psalm 128; 1 Thessalonians 5:1-6; Matthew 25:14-30 The best you can be The parable of the talents exhorts us to be faithful and make good use of the gifts we have. It’s obvious our gifts vary considerably. I’m in awe at what […]

Wednesday 8 November

Romans 13:8-10; Psalm 112; Luke 14:25-33 Love as I love myself Loving myself can seem a bit selfish or self-centred! Often it is better put as “Do to others as you’d like them do to you.” Really putting others first takes some effort. Firstly, I need to want to. And then I have to work […]

Saturday 19 October

Romans 4:13, 16-18, Psalm 105, Luke 12:8-12 “Though it seemed Abraham’s hope could not be fulfilled, he hoped and he believed, and through doing so he did become the father of many nations exactly as he had been promised.” Sometimes hope is described as believing when you cannot see. What are you being challenged to […]

Friday 11 October

Joel 1:13-15, 2:1-2, Ps 9, Luke 11:15-26 “I will praise you Lord with all my heart. I will recount all your wonders. I will rejoice in you and be glad.” Ask God to stir up the grace of gratitude in you. Gratitude is an attitude we need to cultivate deliberately. Take some time now to […]

Tuesday 6 August

Feast of the Transfiguration of the Lord We’re captivated by light. Stunning sunsets are compelling and transcending. Here Jesus lets his glory shine. We are made for love. John was Jesus’ beloved, James, the first apostle to die for love of Christ and Peter makes a threefold love commitment. Jesus is the Word, the voice […]

Sunday 28 October 2012

Ps.126, Jeremiah 31:7-9, Hebrews 5:1-6, Mark 10:46-52 Ask We should never be timid about asking God for our personal needs, no matter how trivial they appear to be. Yes, God already knows what we need, but he still wants us to ask. Today’s question by Jesus “What do you want me to do for you?” […]

Sunday 2 September

Twenty second Week of Ordinary Time Deuteronomy 4:1-2, 6-8, Ps 15, James 1:17-18, 21-22,27, Mark 7:1-8, 14-15, 21-23 God is near “What great nation has its gods so near as the Lord our God is to us whenever we call to him?” I catch a glimpse of you God, when spring bulbs burst forth. I […]

Monday 12 March

2Kings 5:1-15, Ps 42, Luke 4:24-30 Speaking the truth Prophets are annoying. They read the signs of the times. They reflect on what God asks. They see the gaps and respond.They then try and get the rest of us to move to bring about the reign of God. Our nation has its fair share. Suzanne […]