Monthly Archives: January 2016

Gird your loins

Friends, Perhaps it’s a guy thing, but I always was distracted by the phrase “gird your loins.”  What is this all about?  A girdle? Jeremiah  the prophet proclaimed: Jer 1:4-5, 17-19 The word of the LORD came to me, saying: … Continue reading

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180 gallons???

Now there were six stone water jars there for Jewish ceremonial washings, each holding twenty to thirty gallons. Jesus told them, “Fill the jars with water.” So they filled them to the brim. (John 2) That’s 120-180 gallons of wine!  … Continue reading

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Wedding Feast of Cana

  “And when the headwaiter tasted the water that had become wine, without knowing where it came from, although the servers who had drawn the water knew, the headwaiter called the bridegroom and said to him, “Everyone serves good wine … Continue reading

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The Gospel of Mary and Baptism

The Baptism of the Lord is also the celebration of the Wedding Feast of Cana.  At the Spiritual Life Center we are privileged to have the sculptures of this event. Here are the vows we make at baptism: V. Do … Continue reading

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Epiphany

Be attentive to emotions The faculties of our spirit could be summed up as:  Intellect / will / emotions (imagination) If you are like me, I often distrust the faculty of emotions, and yet emotions are vital.  Why?  Because ….. … Continue reading

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