Matthew 1:18-24 Reflection – Filled with Righteousness, Grace and Trust

Reflection on Matthew 1:18-24 ~ Most of us would agree that Joseph’s reaction of dismissing Mary is justifiable. Imagine how powerful his mystical experience must have been to calm his doubts and fear to treat Jesus as both his and God’s son. Like Joseph, if you are a loving father …

Luke 1:5-25 Reflection – Light Within the Darkness

Reflection on Luke 1:5-25 ~ Zechariah and Elizabeth intensely practiced their faith, yet a having a child did not seem to be possible.  As often happens in the interior life, divinity unexpectedly answered their prayers, but Zechariah momentarily doubted the encounter with the result of significant darkness. A wondrous light …