Guest House Daily Reflection

Guest House Daily Reflection

Matthew 7:1-5 One way to preserve the cohesiveness of the community is to pro­hibit judging. Nothing tears a group apart faster or more efficiently than the judgment of one member by another. Jesus continues His Sermon on the Mount by making it clear that judging does...
Guest House Daily Reflection

Guest House Daily Reflection

The Nativity of St. John the Baptist Luke 1:57-66,80 “The best-laid plans,” wrote poet Robert Burns, “go oft astray.” God calls an old and childless couple out of retirement to begin a pilgrimage of promise. God chooses Abraham and Sarah....
Guest House Daily Reflection

Guest House Daily Reflection

Matthew 6:24-34 Jesus describes God’s fatherly love for us His children by telling us not to worry. God’s love is a tender love that should ease our anxieties and fears for the present moment and the future. Someone once defined healthy adult maturity as...
Guest House Daily Reflection

Guest House Daily Reflection

Matthew 6:19-23 “Where your treasure is, there also will be your heart.” There are two sets of virtues, the résumé virtues and the eulogy virtues. The résumé virtues are the skills you bring to the marketplace. The eulogy virtues are the ones that are talked about at...
Guest House Daily Reflection

Guest House Daily Reflection

St. Aloysius Gonzaga Matthew 6:7-15 This is how you are to pray: “Our Father . . . thy kingdom come, thy will be done, on earth as it is in heaven.” From reading or watching the news, it seems that the kingdom is non-existent, but we all know the blessed...
Guest House Daily Reflection

Guest House Daily Reflection

Matthew 6:1-6,16-18 The way the early Church witnessed can be a model for us as we seek to respond to the words of Jesus in today’s Gospel. They do their praying, fasting and gathering of alms in quiet private settings. What people outside the Church see is a...