The Fifth Sunday of Easter

Today’s readings When I was growing up, I often helped my parents trim the shrubs around the house.  We did it so that we could trim off the over-growth and make the shrubs look neater, but also to keep the shrubs healthy and growing. But when I did it, I often thought about the fact that… Continue reading The Fifth Sunday of Easter

The Fifth Sunday of Easter

Today’s readings Often when I was growing up, our family would trim the numerous shrubs on the grounds of our home.  When we were pruning the shrubs, I often thought about the fact that this process could not be all that painless for the shrub.  It involved cutting away branches, some of which were dead,… Continue reading The Fifth Sunday of Easter

The Fifth Sunday of Easter

Today’s readings Have you ever pruned a shrub? I have. I’ve done it many times on the shrubs that were on my parents’ property. When I did it, I often thought about the fact that this process could not be all that painless for the shrub.  It involved cutting away branches, some of which were… Continue reading The Fifth Sunday of Easter