Settling in. That’s how it feels as I work on settling into a routine. The only problem is that there is nothing routine about this, as we react to news and events that change almost instantaneously. I think the key to this is to sort out what needs to happen now versus what can wait …
From the moment of his Incarnation, Jesus carries the Cross of human suffering and sin. He
In the Passion and Crucifixion, Jesus gives his life as a ransom for many.
Notes from Exile – Day 2 I’m keeping count of the days in exile simply for my own benefit. At my advanced age, I need to keep numbers in front of me lest I forget where I am in the count. An advantage to working from home is there is not temptation to get up …
But he rises once more, strong in the infinite trust that he places in his Father.
I’m just shifting operations for a while, until the world is healed.
A small gesture, but it expressed all her love for you and all her faith in you
Following your example, Lord,
we too carry the Cross
of suffering and illness today,
Jesus suffers on seeing his mother suffer, as does Mary on seeing her Son suffer.
A Reading from the Prophet Isaiah 53:5 He was wounded for our transgressions, he was bruised for our iniquities; upon him was the chastisement that made us whole, and with his stripes we are healed. He who holds the lights of heaven in his divine hand and before whom the powers of heaven tremble: see …