Thursday of the Third Week of Ordinary Time

Bronze Listen To To Listen Sculpture The Listening

Today’s readings There’s a little line in the Gospel reading that could pass us right by, or at least puzzle us to the extent that we forget it and move on.  But I don’t think we should.  That line is: “Take care what you hear.”  It closely follows Jesus’ other hearing-related line: “Everyone who has… Continue reading Thursday of the Third Week of Ordinary Time

The Fourth Sunday of Ordinary Time

Today’s readings Heaven knows there are a lot of experts out there, or at least people who claim to be experts.  That’s why blogs and comments posted on news stories and Facebook are so popular: everyone claims to know something about everything.  Or at least it sure seems that way.  Certainly, it should give us… Continue reading The Fourth Sunday of Ordinary Time

Tuesday of the First Week of Advent

Today’s readings “Blessed are the eyes that see what you see. For I say to you, many prophets and kings desired to see what you see, but did not see it, and to hear what you hear, but did not hear it.” How willing are we to see everything and every situation as a gift… Continue reading Tuesday of the First Week of Advent

Monday of the Twenty-fifth Week of Ordinary Time

Today’s readings I love the little line in the gospel reading that says, “Take care, then, how you hear.” It almost seems like a throw-away line, but really, I believe, it’s an essential instruction from Jesus. We disciples are to take care how we hear. Not what we hear, although that’s probably part of it,… Continue reading Monday of the Twenty-fifth Week of Ordinary Time

Monday of the Twenty-fifth Week of Ordinary Time

Today’s readings I love the little line in the gospel reading that says, “Take care, then, how you hear.” It almost seems like a throw-away line, but really, I believe, it’s an essential instruction from Jesus. We disciples are to take care how we hear. Not what we hear, although that’s probably part of it,… Continue reading Monday of the Twenty-fifth Week of Ordinary Time

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