Come to Me With Your Burdens

December 13, 2017 – Wednesday of the Second Week of Advent – “Come to me, all you who labor and are burdened, and I will give you rest.  Take my yoke upon you and learn from me, for I am meek and humble of heart; and you will find rest for yourselves. For my yoke is easy, and my burden light.”  Matthew 11:28-30 – What a beautiful invitation from Jesus!  This passage is worth reading over and over and memorizing so that it can easily be reflected upon during those more difficult moments in life.  We all have those moments… Continue reading Come to Me With Your Burdens

Advent Begins!

Sunday, December 3, 2017 – “Be watchful!  Be alert!” Mark 13:33a (Year B) – Advent begins with a call to vigilance as reflected in the passage above. There are numerous Scripture passages that call us to this vigilance and anticipation of the Lord’s coming; these are only a few. Being vigilant means, also, that we are prepared. We are not caught off guard. Continue reading Advent Begins!