Guest House Daily Reflection

Guest House Daily Reflection

St. John XXIII Luke 11:5-13 The prophet Malachi and St. Luke help us today to have a positive understanding of a God who loves us and is not waiting to punish us. God sends His Son to demonstrate that love, a love that sees us as sheep without a shepherd, a love that...
Guest House Daily Reflection

Guest House Daily Reflection

Luke 11:1-4 To truly understand the words of Jesus’ prayer in today’s Gospel is to approach prayer as a connection between the compassion of God and the love we experience in our lives — between God’s forgiveness and the forgiveness we extend,...
Guest House Daily Reflection

Guest House Daily Reflection

Luke 10:38-42 It is interesting to see where Luke places this story of Martha and Mary. It is inserted between the story of the Good Samaritan and Jesus’ teaching on prayer. In the Good Samaritan, we concentrate on SERVICE. In His other teaching, Jesus concentrates on...
Guest House Daily Reflection

Guest House Daily Reflection

Luke 10:25-37 A laborer applying for a dangerous job was filling in a questionnaire that asked who should be informed in case of an accident. He wrote, “Anyone in sight.” I would say that is the point of the Good Samaritan parable. We are on the road to Jericho every...
Guest House Daily Reflection

Guest House Daily Reflection

Twenty-Seventh Sunday in Ordinary Time Mark 10:2-16 So what does it mean “to accept the kingdom of God like a little child?” Maybe we need to ask a further question: “What is the kingdom of God that Jesus asks us to accept as a little child?” St. John Paul...
Guest House Daily Reflection

Guest House Daily Reflection

Luke 10:17-24 When the seventy return, they are radiant with the triumphs they have achieved in the name of Jesus. Jesus is very pleased, but he warns them also against pride and over-confidence. It is true they are given power, but their greatest glory is that their...