Tag Archives: non-violent resistance

Fire on the Earth

Reflections on the Readings for Sunday 14 August 2016 (Twentieth Sunday in Ordinary Time) Jeremiah 38:4-6, 8-10; Psalm 40:2-4, 18; Hebrews 12:1-4; Luke 12:49-53 Find the readings here. In today’s Gospel Jesus speaks of fire on the earth, a distressing … Continue reading

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Loving our enemies by playing the fool

Reflections on the readings for Sunday 23 February 2014 [Seventh Sunday in Ordinary Time] Leviticus 19:1-2, 17-18; Psalm 103:1-4, 8, 10, 12-13; 1 Corinthians 3:16-23; Matthew 5:38-48 (Find the readings here.) Jesus was not the first to sum up the … Continue reading

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Faith in Action

Reflections on the Readings for Sunday 16 September 2012 Isaiah 50:5-9a; Psalm 114:1-6, 8-9; James 2:14-18; Mark 8:27-35 Faith isn’t positive thinking or a list of things that we say we believe. It is the way our whole life is … Continue reading

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