Monthly Archives: March 2011

Seeing as we are seen

Reflections on the Readings for Sunday 3 April 2011 1 Samuel 16:1b, 6-7, 10-13a; Psalm 23; John 9:1-41; Ephesians 5:8-14 The story of the anointing of David always makes me smile. The narrator works so hard to impress upon the … Continue reading

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The Woman at the Well

Reflections on the Readings for Sunday 27 March 2011 Exodus 17:3-7; Psalm 95:1-2, 6-9; Romans 5:1-2, 5-8; John 4:5-42 A spring of living water welling up in us – what a striking image of the fullness of life offered to … Continue reading

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Faith Journeys

Reflections on the Readings for Sunday 20 March 2011 Genesis 12:1-4a; Psalm 33:4-5, 18-20, 22; 2 Timothy 1:8b-10; Matthew 17:1-9 The story of Abraham is a powerful model for the life of faith. He is a person on a journey, … Continue reading

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Temptation

Reflections on the Readings for Sunday 13 March 2011 Genesis 2:7-9, 3:1-7; Psalm 51:3-6, 12-13, 17; Romans 5:12-19; Matthew 4:1-11 How do we discover our purpose in life? Today‚Äôs Gospel gives us a glimpse of that process in the life … Continue reading

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Building rock-solid lives

Reflections on the Readings for Sunday 6 March 2011 Deuteronomy 11:18, 26-28, 32; Psalm 31:2-4, 17, 25; Romans 3:21-25, 28; Matthew 7:21-27 Between natural disasters, economic meltdown and civil unrest, the world is a very uncertain place to live in … Continue reading

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