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Tag Archive for ‘compassion’

Monday 28 November

Isaiah 4:2-6; Ps 122:1-9; Matthew 8:5-11 Authority or compassion The response of the centurion to Jesus is very familiar to us. It is our response before we receive holy communion. I think the centurion recognised Jesus’ compassion rather than his authority. After all, he had the faith to know Jesus would respond in this way. […]

Monday 14 March

Psalm 79; Daniel 9:4-10; Luke 6:36-38 Love with compassion In Daniel, the people have turned their backs on God, on the prophets and on obeying God’s laws. Daniel offers a contrite confession, seeking God’s forgiveness. We need God’s forgiveness. We also want a merciful God who will call our name, come running towards us and […]

Saturday 5 December

Isaiah 30:19-21, 23-26; Psalm 147; Matthew 9:35-10:1, 5, 6-8 Our God has compassion How beautiful to know that our God has compassion for our pain and poverty. Jesus makes visible the compassion of God of which Isaiah speaks. With Jesus, it is not merely a feeling but is always translated into action. He multiplies his […]

Caring for one another in order to heal the world

The pandemic has highlighted how vulnerable and interconnected everyone is. If we do not take care of one another, starting with the least, with those who are most impacted, including creation, we cannot heal the world. Coronavirus not the only disease The effort of so many people who have been offering evidence of human and […]