Merry Christmas!

So many inspiring and moving readings on Christmas Day! I apologize for taking these words out of their beautiful context, yet I quote them for our reflection today. The people who walked in darkness have seen a great light; upon those who dwelt in the land of gloom, a light has shone. (Isaiah 9:2)   … More Merry Christmas!

Waiting with Hope

Advent emphasizes themes of BEING ALERT, WAITING, and HOPE. How hard we find it to wait – in slow-moving traffic, in lines at the bank or grocery store, for an anticipated check in the mail. Here’s what I have been pondering during this first week of Advent. We read in Luke’s Gospel: Be alert at … More Waiting with Hope

Light in Our Darkness

Although the season of Advent begins only tomorrow, I am already well into the season: I am listening to my favorite album, Adviento by Jaime Cortez. The last selection of the album is especially appropriate to the Advent theme of LIGHT: “Luz del Mundo”. The composer sings it in both Spanish and English. I have … More Light in Our Darkness