Monthly Archives: July 2011

Scripture reflections – Sunday, July 30th, 2011

Is55:1-3; Rom 8:35, 37-39; Mt 14:13 – 21 “Who can separate us from the love of Christ?” I’m writing this blog entry while on vacation and something happened this morning that has given me a new perspective on Paul’s words … Continue reading

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Alligator lizards in the air?

The title of this blog is in fact a real lyric from one of my all-time favorite songs – “Ventura Highway” by America.  Everytime I hear the first guitar chords that open the song, I’m there.  In my soul at … Continue reading

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Scripture reflections – Sunday, July 24th

1Kgs 3:5, 7-12; Rom 8:28-30; Mt 13: 44-52 Just imagine it.  There you are, standing on the beach, and Aladin’s lamp washes ashore.  You rub the lamp and out pops the genie offering you one free wish. (First he explains … Continue reading

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Scripture reflections – Sunday, July 17th, 2011

Wis 12:13,16-19; Rom 8:26-27; Mt 13: 24 – 43   According to the best fossil and DNA evidence currently available, paleontologists and anthropologists estimate that anatomically modern humans  evolved somewhere between 200,000 and 100,000 thousand years ago.   You have to … Continue reading

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The Grace of Letting Go

This morning I drove my two children to the airport.   Both of them – the pre-teen and the teen-ager -were excited about traveling on their own aboard a plane to visit their aunt and uncle and cousin.   When the plane … Continue reading

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Scripture reflections – Sunday July 10th 2011

15th Sunday in Ordinary Time Is 55:10-11; Rom 8:18-23; Mt 13:1-23 What kind of person are you – Path? Rocky soil? Thorns and weeds?  Good soil? A bit of all four? That’s a question Jesus – via Mark’s gospel- asks … Continue reading

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