Showing posts from May, 2019

Saturday, June 1, 2019


Wildlife fills our life with joy and refreshment. Songbirds and birds of prey, squirrels and rabbits, butterflies and lightning bugs all carry a message worth discovering in early summer. Do we see and hear them, or do we overlook them, even despise them? Are they simply an annoyance, or do we come to know, love, and even serve these fellow creatures by providing protection and habitat?
June: The Sacred Heart of Jesus – The Sacred Heart of Jesus is the revelation of God’s immense love for us. It is often depicted as a fiery furnace, pierced and broken, but beating with love. The Sacred Heart is also a profound reminder of the humanity of our Lord, for his heart is not a mere symbol, but a true physical reality.
Overview of June[1]
The Sacred Heart of Jesus. The beginning of the month falls within the liturgical season of Easter, which is represented by the liturgical color white — the color of light, a symbol of joy, purity and innocence (absolute or restored). The remainder of the m…

Friday, May 31, 2019


Zephaniah, Chapter 3, Verse 15-16 15 The LORD has removed the judgment against you, he has turned away your enemies; The King of Israel, the LORD, is in your midst, you have no further misfortune to fear. 16 On that day, it shall be said to Jerusalem: Do not fear, Zion, do not be discouraged!
Zephaniah like many prophets offered the Israelites a plan for repentance and invites the people to walk in it. He navigates the path back to God, outlining it this way.[1]
1.Wait for God to remove the cancerous population. (vv. 8-11) 2.Trust God to restore a remnant of humble, obedient men and women. (vv. 12-13) 3.Look to God and rejoice that he has taken away your guilt. (vv. 14-15) 4.Hope in God to renew your peace and strength (vv. 16-17) 5.Allow God to recover the appointed feasts and the lost people (vv. 18-20)
Through Christ the lord has accomplished this for the world! The lord demonstrates his love for us by loving us into existence and by giving us fr…