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Monday, February 29, 2016
The phrase “walking on water” is often used to reference achieving an impossible task. The notion defies the laws of physics.  Water in its liquid state cannot support the weight of a human body. Imagine for a moment what the disciple Peter must have thought when he saw Jesus walking across the Sea of Galilee. (Matt 14:22-33) It must have been a...
Tuesday, February 23, 2016

Time is governed by physical laws such as the rotation of the earth and its orbit around the sun.  It is consistent.  It is predictable.  And, it is an illusion. Time has no significance once we leave the atmosphere and gravity of earth.

Time is relative not only to the laws of physics, but also to our human perception.  When we are...

Tuesday, February 16, 2016

At the wedding feast in Cana, Jesus performs His first miracle, the transformation of water, that which is ordinary, to something extraordinary; and according to the chief steward, ‘... the best wine for last.’ This is a highly appropriate introduction to the ministry of Jesus which provided us with the tools to transform an ordinary way of...

Wednesday, February 10, 2016

“Hanging in the Balance” is usually a reference to being held in a precarious state, not knowing what the outcome might be.  The phrase is often illustrated by a balance scale weighted heavily on one side or the other... the unknown having the potential to be really good .... or really bad.

Balance is a desired state of being receiving a...

Tuesday, January 12, 2016
Everyday objects viewed through a microscope reveal what could not be previously seen.  What seemed quite ordinary appears extraordinary.  Absorbed by the details however, we may miss the greater view.  A kernel of corn for instance resembles human blood cells under a microscope. It is an interesting image but the likeness of a kernel of corn is...
Wednesday, January 6, 2016
There is a deep and burning desire within the heart of humankind that calls us toward the Divine.  Jesus teaches us that the Divine, the Kingdom of Heaven, the immeasurable Source of all life whom He called Father, was within us. Jesus was both fully human and fully divine. Through his teachings we discover that we too are both fully human and...

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