181. A journey through ancient Judea

  A reflection for the time of the Passion of the Christ What a privilege to consider the Cross of Jesus in these times of unprecedented events in the history of our world.  A time like this might come around once in a few generations.  Let us then fix our eye on the Ancient of…

140. Deeply and fully covered in love.

[John 21] You had to know the fishermen of Galilee to write this account.  Nighttime was the best for fishing.  The catch described here is something that often happened on the lake.  The man with the net relied on the call or bell of someone who sat at a higher place to see where the…

134. A lonely man, a dark night.

[John 18] Everything that takes place in the dark is different from anything in daylight. People getting together during the day are working or visiting for a quick word or two. Lunch parties are so essentially unlike dinner parties. The evening brings a certain relaxation, a time frame that could be stretched. These days dressing…