Words to hang on to

October 25, 2020
https://youtu.be/CxOuEVIId34 The events that took place in the passage we have heard from Matthew’s Gospel are part of the week that Jesus spent with the disciples in Jerusalem after his…

What we give to God

October 18, 2020
https://youtu.be/6igBj2svoYI The passage of Scripture that we have for today from Matthew’s Gospel relates to us one of the encounters that Jesus had with the Pharisees during the week leading…

Listening is Seeing

October 4, 2020
  https://youtu.be/lzdF8-IxVz4   A few years ago, I picked up a book while on a silent retreat. It’s entitled The Sacred Art of Listening. The author is Kay Lindahl, founder…
https://youtu.be/coJpsZySuV8 In the passage from Philippians, Paul encourages the people in the church to ever keep before them what was in the mind of Jesus Christ. The greatest temptation we…

Respecting the Rights of God

September 20, 2020
https://youtu.be/wWHW3Djew_8 When I thought about today’s lesson from Matthew, I recalled one of my own experiences as a day labourer. I didn’t stand in the marketplace or on a street…
https://youtu.be/M9Mx-u932KA Are we aware of the power that our words and actions can have on the lives of other people? Have we ever found ourselves saying to someone: “I will…
https://youtu.be/t_7WOOeVfKw HAM Ham for Easter has been a tradition in my family for generations but where did that tradition start? It is believed that it goes back to at least…
https://youtu.be/vC_hxsGc-eo If you squint at an Easter basket, especially one stuffed with faux shredded grass, you can totally see its origins as a nest. Remember the German Osterhase tradition? Well,…