Guest House Daily Reflection

Book of Numbers 21:4-9 It would seem that bad food eaten as a free person would always taste better than good food eaten as an enslaved person. But too often that is not the case. We long for the good old days even though we know they were not that good. There is some...

Guest House Daily Reflection

John 8:1-11 Today Jesus holds up a mirror and he asks us to take a look. The person we see in the mirror is the one who is responsible for the life God has given us. We are responsible for our actions. We can no longer be blamers. When the Scribes and Pharisees...

Guest House Daily Reflection

FIFTH SUNDAY OF LENT John: 11:1-45 Jesus says, “I came that you may have life, and have it more abundantly. I am the resurrection and the life. Whoever believes in me, though he should die, will live again; and whoever lives and believes in me shall never die.”...

Guest House Daily Reflection

John 7:30-53 I recall a prayer of Jesus in which he thanked the Father for having hidden certain truths from the learned and the clever revealing them instead to mere children. If God was doing that kind of thing 2000 years ago, it occurs to me that he may still be...

Guest House Daily Reflection

John 7:1-2, 10, 25-30 Jesus did not fit their expectations of who the Messiah would be. They expected a king who would come in great glory. But Jesus came as a servant. Yet the question persists to this day and even for us believers: Who is this Jesus and what does he...

Guest House Daily Reflection

John 5:31-47 If we truly want to see the glory of God, a glory and praise that give life, we need to move downward with Jesus. We need to become aware of the glory that comes from God by helping the poor, by attending to the needs of those less fortunate than...