Do Not Fear the Water

An Everyday Stewardship Reflection for the 19th Sunday in Ordinary Time I remember when all three of my children were learning to swim. In the beginning, it seemed like no matter how much assurance I gave them, they were certain of drowning. Even after watching me float in the water, they were pretty sure their … Continue reading Do Not Fear the Water

Believing the Unbelievable

An Everyday Stewardship Reflection for 2nd Sunday of Easter / Divine Mercy Sunday 2017 Due to the constant unchecked flow of data and information through the Internet, it can be hard to know when a story is real news or rubbish. It never ceases to amaze me when someone I know has bought into some … Continue reading Believing the Unbelievable

The Truth Will Set You Free

"If you remain in my word, you will truly be my disciples, and you will know the truth, and the truth will set you free." John 8:31-32 In today’s Gospel reading Jesus tells the Jews who believe in him a simple formula for success. It is so simple, however, that it can almost seem impossible … Continue reading The Truth Will Set You Free

The Gift of Faith

by The Main Thing Blog friend, Teresa Keogh This week work has brought me to Palermo, Sicily. I needed to leave home at 4.30am on Thursday to get to London Heathrow to check in. In the departure lounge there were seats that said ‘Re-charge here’ – of course, the sign referred to cell phones, but … Continue reading The Gift of Faith

Never Take Freedom for Granted

An Everyday Stewardship Reflection for the Fourteenth Sunday in Ordinary Time 2016 1731 Freedom is the power, rooted in reason and will, to act or not to act, to do this or that, and so to perform deliberate actions on one's own responsibility. By free will one shapes one's own life. Human freedom is a … Continue reading Never Take Freedom for Granted

My Sheep Hear My Voice

An Everyday Stewardship reflection for the 4th Sunday of Easter 2016 When I was little I would always cling to the same routine each night before going to bed. I would say to my parents, “Good night.” They would respond, “Good night.” I then would say, “See you tomorrow, okay?” I would await their response of … Continue reading My Sheep Hear My Voice

Then God Created Pi (or is it Pie?)

Today is a day for math geeks and dessert lovers alike! Is it also a day for believers in a loving Creator? You bet! On this day I am reminded of Francis Collins, former director of the Human Genome Project and now the Director of the National Institutes of Health, who authored a book on how … Continue reading Then God Created Pi (or is it Pie?)

An Everyday Steward is Committed

For the 5 Sundays of Lent and Passion Sunday, the Everyday Stewardship reflection will look at each of the 6 characteristics of an Everyday Steward, as contained in the book of the same name. Check back each Thursday on the Main Thing Blog for that Sunday’s reflection. 5th Sunday of Lent – 2016 I had a conversation … Continue reading An Everyday Steward is Committed