Reflections

Reflections

Reflections


Showing items for 'September 2016'

26th Sunday in Ordinary Time, Cycle C (Sept. 25, 2016)

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A man stands gazing into the window of a jewelry store in a crowded shopping mall. He’s occasionally jostled by the crowd of shoppers passing by. Suddenly, he smashes the window of the store, reaches into the display of jewelry, and comes away with a handful of gold chains. Now he tries to...

25th Sunday in Ordinary Time, Cycle C (Sept. 18, 2016)

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I love to read or watch the news, but the older I get, the less patience I have with the experts whose opinions are continually broadcast on every topic under the sun. As soon as I hear the name of the organization a particular expert represents, I get bored, because I feel I already know what...

24th Sunday in Ordinary Time, Cycle C (Sept. 11, 2016)

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I'm afraid I'd never make the grade as a shepherd, because I'm sure that if I was out in the wilderness with a hundred sheep, and one of them was foolish enough to wander off, I would wish the wanderer good luck, and keep an eye on the other ninety-nine. It seems like the only reasonable thing...