Guest House Daily Reflection

Guest House Daily Reflection

Feast of St. Anselm John 6:60-69 Among Jesus’ friends there is DEFECTION. They had crowded to Him, and now they are slipping away. They are the fair-weather friends. They had come to Jesus to get something out of Him. They enjoy being fed with the fish and barley...
Guest House Daily Reflection

Guest House Daily Reflection

John 6:52-59 So what do we do when our soul — our spiritual life — gets so tired and is so empty? How do we deal with those depletions? Physical tiredness is one thing. Spiritual/soul exhaustion is another. Where do we get the energy to always be kind,...
Guest House Daily Reflection

Guest House Daily Reflection

John 6:44-51 As the Bread of Life, Jesus gives His flesh for the life of the world — He willingly gives Himself up to death one time in history, and He continues to give Himself as Bread through the sacrament of the Eucharist. In each of our lives, Jesus comes...
Guest House Daily Reflection

Guest House Daily Reflection

John 6:35-40 Jesus said: “I am the Bread of Life.” In other words Jesus is the essential without which real life can neither begin nor go on. Scripture scholars also think of “bread” in this verse as primarily a figurative reference to Jesus’ revelation and/or...
Guest House Daily Reflection

Guest House Daily Reflection

John 6:30-35 When Jesus describes Himself as the Bread of Life, He prompts in us images of warmth and comfort. Jesus is the Bread of Life, and He wants to give us that bread always. He wants to fill us with His risen life. What Jesus is saying, though, is more than...
Guest House Daily Reflection

Guest House Daily Reflection

John 6:22-29 “Master, when did you get here?” He never answered their question. He went straight to the heart of the matter. “You have seen wonderful things; you have seen how God’s grace enabled a crowd to be fed. Your thoughts ought to have been turned to the God...