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Daily Meditations: February

Tuesday of the First Week of Lent. Martha Actually Set a Great Example »

February 28th, 2017    Posted in Daily Meditations

She said to him, “Yes, Lord; I believe that you are the Christ, the Son of God, he who is coming into the world.” John 11:27 (Gospel on the Saturday of Lazarus) Most of us are familiar with the story of Mary and Martha, told in Luke 10:38-42. Jesus visited their home. Mary was sitting and listening to Jesus’ teaching, while Martha was running around serving. Martha got frustrated and […]

Monday of the First Week of Lent. Different Kinds of Healing »

February 27th, 2017    Posted in Daily Meditations

Now a certain man was ill, Lazarus of Bethany, the village of Mary and her sister Martha. It was Mary who anointed the Lord with ointment and wiped his feet with her hair, whose brother Lazarus was ill. So the sisters sent to him, saying, ”Lord, he whom you love is ill.” But when Jesus heard it he said, “This illness is not unto death; it is for the glory […]

Friday of Cheese-fare. Behold, I Am the Handmaiden of the Lord »

February 24th, 2017    Posted in Daily Meditations

And Mary said, ”Behold, I am the handmaiden of the Lord; let it be to me according to your word.” Luke 1:38 (Gospel of the Feast of the Annunciation-March 25) If you were to divide the history of the world into chapters, the first chapter would be about the Creation of the World. In this chapter, the human race lived in complete harmony with its Creator, in an almost “god-like” […]

Thursday of Cheese-fare. He Had to Become Like Us in Every Way »

February 23rd, 2017    Posted in Daily Meditations

Therefore, He had to be made like His brethren in every respect, so that He might become a merciful and faithful high priest in the service of God, to make expiation for the sins of the people. For because He Himself has suffered and been tempted, He is able to help those who are tempted. Hebrews 2: 17-18 (Epistle on the Feast of the Annunciation-March 25) When mankind fell through […]

Wednesday of Cheese-fare. Your Soul is the Most Valuable Thing You Have »

February 22nd, 2017    Posted in Daily Meditations

Jesus said, ”For what does it profit a man, to gain the whole world and forfeit his (soul)? For what can a man give in return for his (soul)?” Mark 8:36-37 (Gospel of the Third Sunday of Lent-Sunday of the Holy Cross) Every time I read the Gospel verse I quote today, I am always disappointed by translation of one word, which fundamentally changes the meaning of the verse. In […]