Category «Reflections»

Silence

St. Joseph was a quiet man. He spoke no words in scripture, yet he has had a profound and growing influence on the life of fathers since he accepted his role as foster father of Jesus Christ. Quiet, peace, silence were themes from last week’s conference. The antithesis of noise and busy-ness. I think there’s …

A Mother’s Love

Within the mysteries of the rosary the full life of Christ is revealed to us, which our Lady of Fatima invites us to meditate on.  In this post I want to explore the 5th Joyful Mystery, The Finding of Jesus in the Temple.  Sacred scripture tells us in Luke 2:46, “And it came to pass, that, after …

St. Joseph: A Lesson in Obedience

There is something about our fallen nature that compels us to disobedience.  Sometimes it’s full-blown, blatant disobedience.  Other times it’s more subtle like our mom encouraging us to read a book that we just can’t find the time to read.  We are all guilty of it…except one: St. Joseph (I’m not counting Mary because she was …