Monthly Archives: August 2008

Lord, I Love Your Commands

The responsorial Psalm for today was “Lord, I Love Your Commands”, Psalm 119:97.  How appropriate to consider this Psalm when meditating on Mary’s “Yes”.  Chances are that Mary knew this Psalm by heart, and had spoken it many times.  I … Continue reading

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No Room at the Inn

Boy, it feels strange writing about this when it’s not Christmas.  But, the thought came to me tonight as I was praying, and I felt compelled to share. When Joseph and Mary arrived in Bethlehem, there was “no room at … Continue reading

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Blessed Art Thou

Upon hearing Mary’s greeting, her cousin Elizabeth proclaimed, “Blessed art thou among women…”.   As I meditated tonight on Christ carrying his cross, and pictured his mother Mary dodging through the crowd, trying desperately to keep him in sight, longing to do something – … Continue reading

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Love Thy Neighbor

The fruit of meditating upon Mary’s visitation to Elizabeth is “love of neighbor.”  Keep in mind, Jesus taught us that our neighbors consist of everyone we come into contact with.  What have you done recently to show your love of … Continue reading

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Listen

Jesus had foretold of his suffering, death, and resurrection.  Yet, his words fell upon deaf ears, and with his Crucifixion, his disciples seem to have thought that the story was over.  Three days later, they finally came to understand Christ’s words. Is … Continue reading

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