Marcellino D’Ambrosio offers a reflection for the 22nd Sunday in Ordinary Time: Humility opens the door to the hearts of others and to the heart of God.
Maribel Nova reflects on Luke’s Gospel account of Jesus’ miracle of the loaves and fishes, sharing how this story of God’s abundance inspires her to trust in God’s grace to create abundance for others through her humble acts of service to those she encounters.
Flávia Ghelardi writes from Brazil in English and Portuguese. Today she discusses the challenges we encounter in our relationships with our parents.
Melanie Jean Juneau describes Lent as a time to get rid of the flub in our lives but only so we are able to connect more to the Heart of our Beloved, more on the people around us who are in need. Lent is not an excuse for dramatic acts of fasting by wearing sackcloth and ashes, figuratively or literally.
Marlon De La Torre asserts that by nature of our baptismal call we are called to combat our own selfish desires through humility and abandonment to God’s providence. Our actions should not contradict the Gospel but instead should be in unison with our Lord’s desires for us as His children.
Offering help seems a lot easier than accepting help. After her family’s devastating house fire, Meg Bucaro found that being vulnerable and accepting help can be an important step in our spiritual journey. We all need help eventually. What stops you from asking for help?