Monthly Archives: December 2014

Camino Day 7

Day 7: Valenca/Tui (A Euro-City. Half of it is in Portugal and the other half is in Spain, yet they have one fire station and one governing house) Scripture Reading and Reflection: Look to the Lord in his strength. Psalm … Continue reading

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Camino Day 6

Day 6: Rubiaes Daily Scripture Readings and Reflection: “At the sight of the crowds, his heart was moved with pity for them because they were troubled and abandoned, like sheep without a shepherd.” (Matthew 9: 36) Today Domingos joined us. … Continue reading

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Camino Day 5

Day 5: Ponte De Lima Scripture Readings and Reflection: “I will allure her; I will lead her into the desert and speak to her heart.” (Hosea 2:16) Patricia Livingston from the Living Faith Devotional says, “I am convinced God leads … Continue reading

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Fourth Sunday of Advent

“for nothing will be impossible for God.” Luke 1:37 As I think of my “I want this to happen” list, this scripture is sunshine on a rainy day. When the tongue gets tied around those people who need an introduce … Continue reading

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2014 Third Sunday of Advent ponderings

“Do not despise prophetic utterances.” 2 Thessalonians 5:20 Who would despise prophetic utterances? What utterances is Paul telling the Thessalonians about? How do I react to words? How do I react to the Word? When people tell me things, my … Continue reading

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2014 Second Sunday of Advent ponderings

“A voice of one crying out in the desert: ‘Prepare the way of the Lord, make straight his paths.’” Mark 1:3 Because we’re a small mission church, and our priest’s schedule includes many masses in larger areas, our Catholic mass … Continue reading

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2014 First Sunday of Advent ponderings

“Why do you let us wander, O Lord, from your ways, and harden our hearts so that we fear you not?” Isaiah 63:17 Isn’t this a great question? Why, OH why, do I wander? Why do I stray from the … Continue reading

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