God Sent You

Are you in a place you wish you had never been? Do you feel betrayed or face ant difficulty where a “plan b” would have just been perfect? Well according to you a “plan b” would have been perfect, a plan b would have saved the situation. But have you ever stopped to consider what thought of before that situation befell you? Have you ever stopped to think that this could be part of a bigger plan? Something that your mind cannot fathom? Well yes, that was the case for Joseph. Continue reading

Why Don’t We Shine Bright?

Today in John 12:44-50, Jesus tells us that, He has “come as light into the world so that anyone who believes in Him should not remain in darkness”. Our world today is in darkness and we are called to be children of light. But the question is, if that is what we are all called to be -light of the world- why don’t we shine bright? Why is darkness not fleeing before us? Why are we not attracted to the light and therefore remain in darkness? Continue reading

Learning our Father’s Business

What would be your reaction if your child went missing and you found him three days later, debating with priests? You can only imagine what Joseph and Mary went through in such a situation as we reflect on Luke 2:41-51. Some choose to call it the episode of the finding in the Temple or Jesus getting lost in Jerusalem; but no matter the title we give to this episode, that which remains central is that Jesus asserts His special relationship with His Father. Continue reading

The Heart of Man

One of the basic needs of mankind is food which has also become a sign of communion. Hence, there are such things like communion sacrifices or ritual food. Many religions have dietary laws in which some type of food are forbidden and would render a practitioner of a particular religion ritually unclean. This was the context of the discussion about food in Mark 7:14-23. Continue reading