We each have infinite spiritual resources within us, just waiting to be applied to the needs of others. And, for this Lent, maybe it is not a grand financial contribution, or intense immersion experience (i.e. do not blow a trumpet before you, Matt. 6:2), but the simple ways in which we can offer our personal spiritual resources to meet the personal spiritual needs of those with whom we interact. Christ asks us for humility regarding these internal, less explicit, offerings.

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Today we reflect on Samuel’s call, our call from the Lord. Eli patiently sends Samuel back to bed twice before realizing there was something more going on with young Samuel. Eli suggests that next time Samuel is to respond “Speak Lord, for your servant is listening.” The strategy works, and as Samuel grows up “the…

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Today’s readings call us to reflect on the linkages between justice and peace. In today’s times it seems people hold on to the perception that without justice there can be no peace. Can there be peace without justice? There are myriad recognizable injustices, with people all over the world living lives of turmoil, at the…

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Today, the Angel in Revelation comes on rather intense, “Wake up; put some resolve into what little vigour you have left: it is dying fast…” (Rev 3:2). Is my vigour dying as I lock down and mask up? The Lord is calling for resolve, or conviction, to enliven my ambitions, but even they seem to be on…

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