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
Talking about discipleship and truly being a disciple are two very different things. It is easier to know what we should do than to carry out. Many saints from our tradition have had much to say about this struggle to do what they know they must do, and not do that which they know they … Continue reading New Eyes
An Everyday Stewardship Reflection for the First Sunday of Lent 2017 Can you believe Lent is here already? It seems like not that long ago I was decorating a Christmas tree! Time waits for no one and that is why it is important to make a mindful commitment now to not let this Lenten season … Continue reading Lent is HERE!
Even now, says the LORD, return to me with your whole heart, with fasting, and weeping, and mourning; Rend your hearts, not your garments, and return to the LORD, your God. (Joel 2:1-4) Once again, today is Ash Wednesday, the beginning of the season of Lent. Today and usually all Fridays during Lent we are asked to pray, … Continue reading Coming Full Circle
A reflection by Teresa Keogh, friend and contributor to the Main Thing Blog Last week I was working in Bangkok and was blessed by being able to add on 3 days holiday. I went to Kanchunabari – the site of the Bridge over the River Kwai. It was incredibly moving to walk across the bridge and see … Continue reading Making a Difference
An Everyday Stewardship Reflection for the 8th Sunday in Ordinary Time We often say in the Church that stewardship is about the three T’s, time, talent, and treasure, but really, stewardship is about the big “E,” which is everything. We are made up of more than just our time, talent, and treasure, and the gifts … Continue reading The Big “E” is for Everything
An Everyday Stewardship Reflection for 7th Sunday in Ordinary Time 2017 "The Blue Marble" photograph of Earth, taken … Continue reading Leaving This World a Little Better
a post from MAIN THING BLOG FRIEND, Teresa Keogh Where am I hope in a divided place? Work took me to Cyprus this weekend and I decided to Visit Buyuk Han, an old camel trading post in the city of Nicosia – but on the Turkish side. The Han is now a craft market and … Continue reading Hope in the Midst of Division
An Everyday Stewardship Reflection for 6th Sunday in Ordinary Time 2017 I saw a slogan once for an Internet start-up: “There is one rule; there are no rules.” In fact, when I searched for this slogan again online, I was surprised at all of the variations on the “no rules” sentiment. Apparently, even Justin Beiber … Continue reading God’s Rules or God Rules?