If we focus on God first, then on loving others because of our relationship with God, we'll have our priorities straight.
Our deepest wishes, our courage when we take a risk, the generosity we feel in response to God's grace, are all inside of us like they were in Blind Bartimaeus.
The disciples' humanness gives us hope that God will work in our lives and patiently remind us that true greatness comes through serving others.
To take the risk of letting go in a society that promotes conspicuous consumption is indeed an impossible task without God's help.
The Genesis account of the creation of man and woman suggests that faithfulness in marriage is rooted in our very humanness, in how we are created by God.
Jesus cautions his disciples that they must not obstruct anyone who is working in his name. Like Moses in Sunday's first reading, we must welcome the diverse ways God bestows his Spirit among us.
Today's Christians have lots of opportunities for true Christian witness. May Christ give us the strength to pay the cost of discipleship.
The author of the "Letter of James" tells us that violence starts from within the human heart. But from God comes the possibility of peace.
Christians believe that Jesus Christ fulfills humanity's dreams of a world at peace, in harmony, with all of our human imperfections made whole.
When humans go beyond the original purpose of religious laws and structures, lip service can replace a commitment of the heart.