Nativity through Abrahamic Literature part 10-the Magi

The following is post number 10 in my series, “The Nativity Through Abrahamic Literature”. This post centers around the visit of the wise men and comes from the Gospel of Matthew 2:1-12, from the New Revised Standard Version with annotations from The New Oxford Annotated Bible with Apocrypha: New Revised Standard Version 4th ed. Edition by Michael D. [...]

Well of Saint Jacoba-2nd Advent-photos

This is the pedestal, well you can see that, made from a type of very heavy plastic, it screws together and so is not too wieldy for Peter to carry around. Purple for Advent and the second candle is either blue or mauve. Go to this link to see a variety of Advent calanders used [...]

The Queenship of Mary -celebrated 22 August

Queenship of Mary    Franciscan media Saint of the Day Queen of Heaven is a title given to Mary, mother of Jesus, by Christians mainly of the Roman Catholic Church, and also, to some extent, in Eastern Orthodoxy and Anglicanism.[1][not in citation given] The title is a consequence of the First Council of Ephesus in the fifth century, in which Mary was proclaimed "theotokos", a [...]

More than just a theory 26 July 2017

  The apostles James and John, the sons of Zebedee, wanted to be like Jesus and sought to drink from his chalice of suffering. But when Jesus knelt to wash the feet of Simon Peter, it was too much for the fisherman to accept: “Peter said to him, ‘You will never wash my feet.’ Jesus answered him, ‘Unless [...]

So Close

     She only wished to touch His robe trying to see Him through crowds on the road She reached out for His hem Jesus immediately knew then A woman of great faith Touched His hem and heart Just by that touch Jesus knew! Source: So Close

1st Sunday of Lent 2017

Wrestling with Temptation “Jesus, full of the Holy Spirit, returned from the Jordan and was led by the Spirit in the wilderness, where for forty days he was tempted by the devil.” —Luke 4:1 Our temptations aren’t likely to come to us from a mysterious figure in a deserted place. But often they revolve around [...]

Is this Love? Q2 – what price my soul

(with love and thanks to Don Merritt, The Life Project) "Br Andrew  Efo recommends - Read this for very God and bad grammer (mine) made flesh- For Reality's sake" I see you on the cross. I brush your sweat beads as they land. They stink. I hear you groaning. I feel your lungs collapse ever tighter. [...]