Monthly Archives: March 2011

Daily Reflection for March 21, 2011

Dn 9:4b-10 Lk 6:36-38 Click here for today’s readings. “Forgive and be forgiven.” This phrase, or something very similar to it, is one that most of us have probably heard a thousand times. “Forgive us our trespasses, as we forgive … Continue reading

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Daily Reflection for March 20, 2011

Gn 12:1-4a 2 Tm 1:8b-10 Mt 17:1-9 (25) Click here for today’s readings. I distinctly remember a poster that hung in my kindergarten classroom that listed the five senses—taste, touch, sight, hearing, and smell—and gave a picture representation of each. … Continue reading

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Daily Reflection for March 19, 2011

2 Sm 7:4-5a, 12-14a, 16 Rom 4:13, 16-18, 22 Mt 1:16, 18-21, 24a or Lk 2:41-51a Click here for today’s readings. “It was not through the law that the promise was made to Abraham and his descendants that he would … Continue reading

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Daily Reflection for March 18, 2011

Ez 18:21-28 Mt 5:20-26 Click here for today’s readings. As spring breaks through and winter fades, God’s creativity grows increasingly apparent. Scraggly tree fingers reaching towards the sky begin to fill out with green leaf buds, squirrels resume their frantic … Continue reading

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Daily Reflection for March 17, 2011

Esther C:12, 14-16, 23-25 Matthew 7:7-12 Click here to read today’s readings. “Now help me, who am alone and have no one but you, O Lord, my God.” In this Scripture, Esther prays because she trusts that God will help … Continue reading

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Daily Reflection for March 16, 2011

Jon. 3:1-10 Lk. 11:29-32 Click here for today’s readings. A few weeks ago, I found myself caught in a winter snow storm in Milwaukee.  I was traversing the slushy streets, traveling from school to school, meeting with prospective students and … Continue reading

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Daily Reflection for March 15, 2011

Is. 55:10-11 Mt. 6:7-15 Click here to read today’s readings. Trust in the Lord, for “the Father knows what you need before you ask him.”  These are the words Jesus gave to his disciples right before entrusting them with the … Continue reading

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Daily Reflection for March 14, 2011

Lv. 19:1-2, 11-18 Mt. 25:31-46 Click here for today’s readings. We all have motives for doing things; some of our motives are great, and perhaps others are not-so-great. Do any of these sound familiar? I’m writing that paper to pass … Continue reading

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Daily Reflection for March 13, 2011

Gn 2:7-9, 3:1-7 Rom 5:12-19 or 5:12, 17-19 Mt 4:1-11 Click here to read today’s scripture readings. I can picture Jesus as this gospel passage begins.  He was most likely hot, tired, and very hungry.  Even more than the physical … Continue reading

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Daily Reflection for March 12, 2011

Is 58:9b-14 Lk 5:27-32 Click here to read today’s scripture readings. Wait, I’m not the center of the world? This is sometimes a tough reality, but one that is so true. In our hectic days full of multiple tasks to … Continue reading

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