The Inner Word

30 Jul 2017

Seventeenth Sunday in Ordinary, Cycle A

What’s in your heart?

In a dream, God tells Solomon to "ask for something" and God promises to give it to him. If God made that offer to you in a dream, what would you ask for?

23 Jul 2017

Sixteenth Sunday in Ordinary Time, Cycle A

What’s in your heart?

For Matthew, faith is never stagnant. If there's faith, there's growth: good seed planted in a field, a tiny mustard seed growing into a mighty bush, yeast making the dough rise and turning wheat into wholesome bread.

16 Jul 2017

Fifteenth Sunday in Ordinary Time, Cycle A

What’s in your heart?

Albert Einstein is reported to have said, "Sometimes, the thinking that has got us so far is inadequate to handle the problems of the place our thinking has got us to!" That might be why Jesus spoke in parables.

9 Jul 2017

Fourteenth Sunday in Ordinary Time, Cycle A

What’s in your heart?

Are you getting enough rest in your life?

2 Jul 2017

Thirteenth Sunday in Ordinary Time, Cycle A

What’s in your heart?

The woman of Shunem showed hospitality to the holy man, the prophet Elisha. How do you show hospitality in your life and ministry?

25 Jun 2017

Twelfth Sunday in Ordinary Time, Cycle A

What’s in your heart?

"Put on your cloak and follow me,” the angel said to Saint Peter. Peter, the rock, was in chains—but freed! “I have competed well; I have finished the race; I have kept the faith”: inspirational words from Saint Paul.

18 Jun 2017

Solemnity of the Most Holy Body and Blood of Christ (Corpus Christi), Cycle A

What’s in your heart?

Christ is wholeness and life for the world. Christ is one. Seek the Lord and share in the wholeness of life. Have you ever felt empty, afraid, or alone? Overwhelmed with life? Jesus establishes one body, one blood for you to encounter.

11 Jun 2017

Solemnity of the Most Holy Trinity, Cycle A

What’s in your heart?

All for one and one for all! God’s relationship with his creation is faithful; he is bound to it. Whom are you bound to in your life? Is it unbreakable?

4 Jun 2017

Solemnity of Pentecost, Cycle A

What’s in your heart?

Confused because they understood? In the gospel the large crowd understands each other despite their different origins.

5 Jun 2011

Solemnity of the Ascension of the Lord, Cycle A

What’s in your heart?

During the 40 days the resurrected Jesus spent with the disciples before his Ascension, Luke says, he spoke "about the kingdom of God."