John 21:1-14 Reflection – Share in Peter’s Abundance

Reflection on John 21:1-14 ~ Have you ever considered returning to your old ways because Jesus’s presence seemed distant? This darkness felt as spiritual abandonment affected even Peter who despite previously seeing Jesus Glorified returned to fishing as a weakened disciple. Yet, Peter begins to recognize forgiveness (despite his denial) …

Matthew 20:17-28 Reflection – My Chalice You Will Indeed Drink

Reflection on Matthew 20:17-28 ~ “My chalice you will indeed drink.” This chalice, overflowing with love also includes suffering. Paraphrasing St. Paul, Jesus is in our body, manifested in our mortal flesh. No doubt, we are God’s containers. Our hearts must fill abundantly with the Spirit’s, Jesus’s and the Father’s …