Gospel Reflection for May 30, 2021 – Trinity Sunday

Sunday Readings: Deuteronomy 4.32=24,39-40; Romans 8.14-17; Matthew 28.16-20 Now the eleven disciples went to Galilee, to the mountain where Jesus had appointed them. When they saw him, they fell down in homage; but some doubted. And Jesus came and spoke to them, saying, “All authority in heaven and on earth has been given to me. GoContinue reading “Gospel Reflection for May 30, 2021 – Trinity Sunday”

Gospel Reflection for May 21, 2017, 6th Sunday of Easter

Scripture Readings: Acts 8.5-8, 14-17; 1 Peter 315-18; John 14.15-21 “I will not leave you orphaned; I am coming to you.” – John 14.18 Thanks to the pervasive power of God’s love, there is no where Jesus’ friends can go where God is not, and nowhere they can go where the Spirit is not, orContinue reading “Gospel Reflection for May 21, 2017, 6th Sunday of Easter”

I-Thou

This week, Rabbi Danya Ruttenberg’s Podcast Nurture the Wowcast reminded me of the importance of incorporating Martin Buber’s I-Thou idea of relationship when approaching my small child. This is one small way that parenting is a spiritual practice. It is important, especially in the middle of a tantrum, to really see our children. Instead of seeing ourContinue reading “I-Thou”