Through the Holy Spirit, fear is gone
June 9, 2019 – Pentecost Sunday ACTS 2:1-11 When the time for Pentecost was fulfilled, they were all in one place together. And suddenly there came from the sky a noise like a strong driving wind, and it filled the entire house in which they were. Then there appeared to them tongues as of fire,…
Stop comparing, God has plans for each of us
June 8, 2019 – Saturday 7th Week of Easter Jn 21: 20-25 “Lord, what about him?” – Jn 21: 21 When we begin to compare ourselves with others. Our insecurities will grow. We will also begin to either belittle others to compensate our incapacities or belittle ourselves that feeds self-pity and low self-esteem. This…
Do you love me?
June 7, 2019 – Friday 7th Week of Easter Jn 21:15:19 “Simon, Son of John, do you love me more than these?” – Jn 21: 15 My 5-year-old niece playfully asked my parents, “Tatay, do you love Nanay?” Asking my Papa if he loves Mama. And then she asked in the same way her…
We are the Father’s gift to Jesus
We, too, are the Father’s gift to Jesus, each of us. As gifts, we are very precious to Jesus. Yet, like the disciples, we shall also find ourselves weak, fearful and insecure. But remember, Jesus will never surrender on us because he sees something beyond our weaknesses and fears. Jesus sees himself in us!
This is the desire of Jesus for all his followers. We have heard in the Gospel of John how Jesus expressed this desire, “Consecrate them in truth, your word is truth.” Jesus desired that each of us would be consecrated in him because he is the Truth. Jesus himself also is the living Word of…
I (Jesus) pray for you
June 4, 2019 – Tuesday of the 7th Week of Easter Jn 17: 1-11a “I pray for them.” – Jn 17:9 We always ask our family members, friends and people we know to remember us in their prayers too. It is such a comfort that we are being remembered in the thoughts and prayers of…
I am not alone
Today, we can say confidently, “I am not alone.”
Spread Jesus today!
June 2, 2019 – Solemnity of the Ascension of the Lord ACTS 1:1-11 In the first book, Theophilus, I dealt with all that Jesus did and taught until the day he was taken up, after giving instructions through the Holy Spirit to the apostles whom he had chosen. He presented himself alive to them…
What should I ask and pray?
Instead of praying – “this is what I want and wish Lord,” ask and pray rather first in this way, “what is your desire for me Lord?” Only then that we will be able to get away from our selfish tendencies and intentions because we shift our focus from ourselves to God – from praying…
God visits us today
Each of us too has that capacity to bring God’s presence to others. On this feast of the Visitation, we are called that through us, others will feel God’s presence. We do not have to do big and great things but simple actions and words to people who need our assistance and help, and our…