Jean Valjean teaches us that uncovering reality at all costs is the greatest thing that can bring healing from God.
Magis is about freedom and restless desire for greater things.
Discover the power of Nothing. Darkness and emptiness is not an absence of God but rather an inviting space for God to fill.
The story of Martha and Mary teaches us about a more important kind of work that begins with sitting at Jesus’ feet. Comparatively, all other work is, well, BS.
Perfection personified is careful but not cautious. She burned her hands too many times before she learned to pay attention. She discovered that her greatest strengths grew out of her strongest weaknesses. Just like St Paul says: “Whenever I am weak, then I am strong.”
The other day at a pond by my house I saw a boy who stopped suddenly to look at the sailboats. Nothing special about them, except the boy was experiencing a moment of God’s presence in beauty.
A scripture reflection on God’s providing to us always. The Bible has many examples of this, including from the 1st readings in the 19th and 17th Sundays of Ordinary Time: 2 Kgs 4:42-44; 1 Kgs 19:4-8
“Jesus, you’re weak.” Could you imagine if someone said that to our Lord and Saviour? If someone, even you, walked up to him in person and said those words? But the reality of it is… It’s true.
How can you be a contemplative in action? Rest and reflection! A reflection on Mark 6:30-34 using the Ignatian method of stopping, resting, reflecting, and then going back to work. It’s a must in any faith life.