Gospel Reflection: Why Won’t God Do What We Expect? 14

People today are no different than they were 2,000 years ago.  We naturally want things to be verified before we assent to them. This natural human disposition even applies to what we expect from God. After all, “God is all powerful and all knowing, so why does he not reveal himself to us clearly, when he obviously could?”

“If you truly are God, save yourself and come down from that cross!” — God’s ways do not always correspond to human expectations

In today’s Gospel, Jesus reveals that he knows our thoughts: “Do here in your native place the things that we heard were done in Capernaum.” More…

Logos Meets Cosmos, A Voice of 1, Crying out in the Desert 5

“Prepare the way of the Lord,
make straight his paths.
Every valley shall be filled
and every mountain and hill shall be made low.
The winding roads shall be made straight,
and the rough ways made smooth,
and all flesh shall see the salvation of God.”

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If You Could Tell the World One Thing Today, What Would You Tell It? 12

September 14, Exaltation of the Holy Cross

May I never boast except in the cross of our Lord Jesus Christ, through which the world has been crucified to me, and I to the world

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