Scripture

Pearls of Wisdom

John Steinbeck wrote a novel entitled “The Pearl” in which a poor family in Mexico has a child who was bitten by a scorpion.

Let it rain

One day a boy was walking along the seashore and came upon thousands of starfish that had washed ashore by the tide.

Manna in the Desert

Whenever we leave loved ones for an extended period of time, it is customary for us to give them a memento that reminds them of our love and presence in their lives.

Come, Spirit of Peace

The marvel worked at Pentecost by the Spirit of God, as recorded in the Acts of the Apostles, is that people from all over the Mediterranean region hear the Sprit filled disciples in their own languages.

How foolish we are

Parents often marvel in disbelief over the things that young children will fight over.

‘You know what has happened’

One of the casualties of the present age is the inability to arrive at agreement on just about anything.

Waiting for God

If one were to conduct an informal survey on the street where we ask people where food comes from, what would we likely hear from people?

The gift of God

The first rule of being a new husband is never to ask this question: “Dear, what do you want for Christmas/birthday/anniversary/Valentine’s Day?”

The geography of temptation

Everyone has their favorite place, whether imaginative or real.

Love beyond measure

Is something ethical because God commands it, or does God command it because it is ethical?

Wednesday
July 30, 2014
Newspaper of the Diocese of Kansas City ~ St. Joseph