Guest House Daily Reflection

Guest House Daily Reflection

Saints Fabian and Sebastian Mark 2:18-22 It isn’t easy to keep your balance amidst change. There is a tendency to go to extremes, to overreact. Some go too far left, some go too far right assuming that they each have all the truth and all the answers in their...
Guest House Daily Reflection

Guest House Daily Reflection

Second Sunday in Ordinary Time John 1:29-34 In the birth of His Son, God reveals to humanity the possibilities of creating his kingdom of compassion, justice and reconciliation. As we struggle to create God’s kingdom in our homes and communities, may the light of...
Guest House Daily Reflection

Guest House Daily Reflection

Mark 2:13-17 When Jesus called Matthew, he got up and left with Jesus. Matthew looked into the loving eyes of Jesus and became his friend. Maybe it is time for us to stop judging others and like Jesus sit down with them for eye-to-eye contact and see the goodness in...
Guest House Daily Reflection

Guest House Daily Reflection

St. Anthony Mark 2:1-12 I appreciate this gospel because it reminds us of the power of prayer especially our prayer for others. When we say we are going to pray for someone be sure that we do pray for him or her.  Maybe at times, the words can so easily slide off our...
Guest House Daily Reflection

Guest House Daily Reflection

Mark 1:40-45 Jesus never expected God to shelter him from trouble. From the beginning of his ministry he recognized that his commitment to God the Father would lead to suffering.  And still he remained committed.  In the Garden of Gethsemane, he prayed: Father let...
Guest House Daily Reflection

Guest House Daily Reflection

Mark 1:29-39 We all need quiet space each day, a time of prayer and reflection which keeps life in perspective. It might be a few moments to read the Scriptures, to pray a decade of the rosary, to read the lives of the saints, or just to be quiet in the peace of God....