Sunday Soundbite for October 24, 2021
Like Bartimaeus, each of us is a person with some degree of faith. Like him, we want to see. Our deepest wishes, our courage when we take a risk, are all inside of us like they were in Bartimaeus.
Sunday Soundbite for October 17, 2021
The humanness of the disciples gives us hope that God will work in our lives and will patiently remind us–as Jesus does today–that true greatness comes through serving others.
Sunday Soundbite for October 10, 2021
To take the risk of letting go in a society that promotes “conspicuous consumption”, is indeed an impossible task without God’s help. And yet there’s an element of the Kingdom that pushes us to consider just that.
Sunday Soundbite for October 3, 2021
Jesus wants marriage, the relationship of man and woman, to be part of his proclamation of the Kingdom. It is in that most human of institutions–in the nitty-gritty of daily life–that God is at work.
Sunday Soundbite for September 26, 2021
If we’re to be true to the whole of today’s Gospel, then we need to apply Jesus’ own test: “whoever is not against us is for us.” May the Spirit help us to listen and discern.
Sunday Soundbite for September 19, 2021
Jesus must remind his disciples once again that the Kingdom demands a lot of the disciple. True greatness lies in service. True disciples take the side of those who are powerless.