How Did I Miss That? Part 10: We are to Become Christ-Like

How Did I Miss That? Part 10: We are to Become Christ-Like Very truly I tell you, the one who believes in me will also do the works that I do and, in fact, will do greater works than these, because I am going to the Father. John 14:12 Author, teacher, and speaker Fr. Richard … Continue reading How Did I Miss That? Part 10: We are to Become Christ-Like

Love Never Ends

Love Never Ends Love is patient; love is kind; love is not envious or boastful or arrogant or rude. It does not insist on its own way; it is not irritable or resentful; it does not rejoice in wrongdoing, but rejoices in the truth. It bears all things, believes all things, hopes all things, endures … Continue reading Love Never Ends

Original Love

Original Love God’s love has been poured into our hearts through the Holy Spirit that has been given to us. Romans 5:5b The essence of Emmanuel is love, and love manifests in relationships. Through the birth of Jesus, God chose to be in relationship, physically, with the people of the time. Today, God chooses to be … Continue reading Original Love

An Allegorical Christmas, Part 3

An Allegorical Christmas, Part 3  The wolf shall live with the lamb, the leopard shall lie down with the kid, the calf and the lion and the fatling together, and a little child shall lead them. Isaiah 11:6 “Big things come in small packages,” we sometimes say. Regarding the Christmas season, we are often referring … Continue reading An Allegorical Christmas, Part 3

Old Prayers

Old Prayers There was a tree at the center of the earth, and its height was great. The tree grew strong, its top reached to heaven, and it was visible to the ends of the whole earth. Its foliage was beautiful, its fruit abundant, and it provided food for all. The animals of the field … Continue reading Old Prayers

Beyond Words

  Beyond Words Be still, and know that I am God!  Psalm 46:1a I am a man of too many words. I think in words, I speak in words, and, too often, I experience life through the filter of words. I attempt to capture beauty in words and in doing so I invariably lose much … Continue reading Beyond Words

Been There, Done That

  Been There, Done That “Father, the hour has come; glorify your Son so that the Son may glorify you, since you have given him authority over all people, to give eternal life to all whom you have given him. And this is eternal life, that they may know you, the only true God, and … Continue reading Been There, Done That