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Reflection for Tuesday, June 23, 2020: 12th week in Ordinary Time.
(University Ministry, Creighton University., 2020-06-23)
|How difficult it is to tune out the incessant static with which we are bombarded in this world and listen to God's voice. In my experience, this static can be random; disinterested in what we think of it, though no less ...
Reflection for Wednesday, June 24, 2020: Nativity of St. John the Baptist, Solemnity.
(University Ministry, Creighton University., 2020-06-24)
|"To prepare a people fit for the Lord" is the phrase that drew my attention in the readings for today. It appeared twice. In these readings, John the Baptist was given this task, but there are many stories in the Bible ...
Reflection for Monday, June 22, 2020: 12th week in Ordinary Time.
(University Ministry, Creighton University., 2020-06-22)
Secondly, Meister Eckhart is quoted as saying "When the soul wants to experience something, she throws out an image and steps into it." I think of this much like a mirror. For me, this is/was no more true that when I ...
Fifteenth Week of Ordinary Time: July 12-18, 2020
(University Ministry, Creighton University., 2020-07-12)
Come to me, all you who labor and are burdened, and I will give you rest. Take my yoke upon you and learn from me, for I am meek and humble of heart; and you will find rest for your selves. For my yoke is easy, and my ...
Fourteenth Week of Ordinary Time: July 5-11, 2020
(University Ministry, Creighton University., 2020-07-05)
She said to herself, "If only I can touch his cloak, I shall be cured." Jesus turned around and saw her, and said, "Courage, daughter! Your faith has saved you." - Matthew 9
Addressing Childhood Obesity in Rural Primary Care Clinics
Childhood obesity is a significant problem, not only in the United States, but around the world. Childhood obesity causes a significant financial burden on the health system in the United States. Preventative interventions ...
Reflection for Thursday, September 24, 2020: 25th week in Ordinary Time.
(University Ministry, Creighton University., 2020-09-24)
|"Vanity" is a vain attempt to be in the eyes of others, the person you feel you cannot be in your own eyes. It is an empty pursuit, because of the deep underlying self-disappointment which results in the fear that others ...
Reflection for Monday, September 28, 2020: 26th week in Ordinary Time.
(University Ministry, Creighton University., 2020-09-28)
|A gathering of angels praising God does not seem to depart from the ordinary design of created beings. The host of angels, in the remarkable reading from the Book of Job that we consider today, contains a guest that we ...
Reflection for Wednesday, September 23, 2020: 25th week in Ordinary Time.
(University Ministry, Creighton University., 2020-09-23)
|Today's readings remind us that we are hopelessly lost in the darkness without light that comes only from God.|The first reading from Proverbs reflects wisdom about our own nature. If we are honest, we know that we are ...
Reflection for Friday, September 25, 2020: 25th week in Ordinary Time.
(University Ministry, Creighton University., 2020-09-25)
|Recently, I found myself thinking about family and friends who have died in the past couple of years. I remembered singular moments that made me smile…. a comment, a joke, a compliment, laughter, and even moments of ...