Guest House Daily Reflection

Guest House Daily Reflection

Matthew 6:1-6, 16-18 We are all part of something much greater than ourselves, something not confined to our own time and space. Every day, in someone you encounter, that “something” will make itself known. We need to embrace Jesus’ spirit of gratitude and...
Guest House Daily Reflection

Guest House Daily Reflection

Matthew 5:43-48 Jesus makes it unmistakably clear that you and I, his followers, are under obligation to love our enemies. Of all his teachings this is perhaps the most difficult to understand, approve and obey. At first glance it seems more like an idealistic dream...
Guest House Daily Reflection

Guest House Daily Reflection

Matthew 5:38-42 We need to remember that evil deeds do not arise out of hearts filled with joy and peace, but out of hearts suffering with anxiety, inadequacy, jealousy, hatred or any of a thousand maladies. May we put aside our own anger and need for retribution in...
Guest House Daily Reflection

Guest House Daily Reflection

The Most Holy Trinity John 16:12-15 “Two is company, three is a crowd.” The Trinity shows us that three is community, three is love at its best; three is not a crowd. Each one of us becomes fully human only when we are in relationship with God and in...
Guest House Daily Reflection

Guest House Daily Reflection

Matthew 5:33-37 “Say yes when you mean yes and no when you mean no. Anything beyond that is from the evil one. “ Promise-keeping is the foundation of personal and social existence. If we cannot trust people to keep their word, then there is no basis for civil law, for...
Guest House Daily Reflection

Guest House Daily Reflection

Matthew 5:27-32 We pray for the wisdom and courage to throw away and cut out of our lives whatever distracts us from God and those we love and who love us.  We pray to let go of objects and attitudes that isolate us in our own needs and wants so that we may discover...