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Tag Archive for ‘Let God’

Saturday 26 June

Genesis 18:1-15; Canticle of Mary, Luke 1:46-55; Matthew 8:5-17 Let God be God Jesus cured many people. But he did not take all sicknesses away or carry all our diseases for us. Is it just a lack of faith that prevents miracles? Imagine a world in which God automatically agreed to every request for a […]

Sunday 4 December

Second Sunday of Advent Isaiah 11:1-10; Psalm 72; Romans 15:4-9; Matthew 3:1-12 God is close When John the Baptist preached in the wilderness, his message was ‘the kingdom of heaven is close at hand. Repent, turn towards God.’ What encourages your wholehearted response to God? Let God help you fine-tune your response. God is already […]

Monday 23 November

Cant. Daniel 3:1-4, Daniel 1:1-6,8-20; Luke 21:1-4 Let God take control Daniel and his three friends chose to eat simply rather than like the other young men enjoying the rich food and wine from the king’s table. They did this to show that their trust in God would take care of their health. When presented […]

Friday 30 October

Romans 9:1-5, Ps 147B, Luke 14:1-6 Love “Is it against the law to cure a man on the Sabbath?” Jesus asked. Sometimes we are so busy following the rules that we lose sight of the heart of the matter. Sabbath calls us to put love at the centre. We are to love our families and […]

Thursday 29 October

Romans 8:31-39, Ps 109, Luke 13:31-35 God’s love for us “For I am certain of this, neither death nor life, nothing that exists, nothing still to come, can ever come between us and the love of God made visible in Christ Jesus our Lord.” I am certain of this… how do I finish that sentence? […]

Thursday 15 October

St Teresa of Avila Romans 3:21-30, Ps 130, Luke 11:47-54 God alone is enough “Out of the depths I cry to you O Lord. Lord, hear my voice! If you O Lord should mark our guilt, Lord who would survive? But with you is found forgiveness, for this we revere you.”(Ps 130) I can imagine […]

Friday 9 October

Joel 1:13-15; 2:1-2, Ps 9, Luke 11:15-26 Let God lead you To keep a deliberate focus on the ways of God in our daily life requires discernment. We read in Luke, “The one who is not with me is against me; the one who does not gather with me scatters.” Do your actions gather or […]

Thursday 8 August

St Mary of the Cross McKillop – feast Judith 8:11-17, 28-31, Ps.32, Matthew 6:25-34 Let God calm your anxiety Worrying is like being on an exercycle using energy going nowhere. Matthew and the saints call for loving trust in God. Mary McKillop said, “Do all you can with the means at your disposal and calmly […]

Saturday 22 September

1 Corinthians 15:35-37, 42-49, Ps 56, Luke 8:4-15 Rich soil “The seed is the word of God. As for the part in rich soil this is the people with a noble and generous heart who have heard the word and take it to themselves, and yield a harvest through their perseverance.” You are taking time […]