A Recipe for Happiness

Note from the editor: This recipe was first submitted by Jesus the Christ (Messiah) during his Sermon on the Mount. He was disqualified by the judges of his day for claiming to be God and received the harshest penalty: death on a cross by crucifixion. However, since he actually WAS God’s Son, he rose from theContinue reading “A Recipe for Happiness”

God Thinks Bigger Than I Do

Several decades ago a writer named JB Phillips wrote a book entitled, Your God Is Too Small. His main point was that we keep trying to make God out to be a figure that fits our biases and someone we can put into a box and feel like we’ve got him figured out and underContinue reading “God Thinks Bigger Than I Do”

You’re Part of the Story

Imagine paging through a novel in a bookstore only to find that you have been written in as a key character. Now, wouldn’t that catch your attention? Yet, that’s exactly what’s happened. Today’s Mass readings tell us about three men who have a part in The Story: Ahaz, Paul, and Joseph. The main plot line:Continue reading “You’re Part of the Story”

There Is Hope!

Today is a day to remember that no matter what trial – yes, even horrors – we have experienced in life, we have a God who loves us and we have a destiny of glory that no person nor circumstance can take from us. But my life is so empty and no one seems toContinue reading “There Is Hope!”