A sermon preached at Southminster in Boise, Idaho
April 8 2018
Today’s passage from John’s gospel tells us that that as soon as the Good News of Mary’s Easter message is shared with the disciples— 1,689 more words
Study: Reflect on wounded relationships in your life. What needs to be done to bring them healing?
Pray: Ask the Lord for the grace to bring healing to the relationships in your life, especially where suffering has caused misunderstanding or fear has led to doubt and uncertainty. 465 more words
Jean Vanier is the founder of the worldwide community called L’Arche (The Ark), in which people with disabilities and their carers live side-by-side.
It was in 1964 that Vanier, a philosopher, discovered, “a world that I didn’t know anything about … I visited psychiatric hospitals, I visited other institutions, and then I discovered that people with disabilities were amongst the people who are the most oppressed in our world.” 231 more words
There is so much that can unify us, but when I look around, I see so much division!
I see a divided world: first-world countries versus third-world countries. 1,012 more words
Life wounds every one of us.
Disappointments, betrayal, our own mistakes, and the selfishness of others can leave deep and lasting wounds. Oftentimes, we think we have moved on from the situation that caused the wound and feel that time has healed it. 1,525 more words