'Jesus' tagged posts

From Anxiety to Serenity

It is three o’clock in the morning… For some reason, I am suddenly awake. My mind begins to race and then for some reason, some fear, or some anxiety, or some worry grips me. My pulse picks up and I begin to sweat. My eyes cannot close. Maybe it is something I need to do…

Living a Life of Dependence

Jesus had the amazing ability to uncover the roots of spiritual sickness. As a spiritual physician, He offers a diagnosis, prognosis, and most importantly, a cure. Among the many people Jesus encounters, Mark 10 introduces Jesus to someone who, for all his virtue and high ideals, suffers from an acute ethical and moral sickness. This…

Gifts

Last week was the Father’s Day weekend, many dads look with expectancy to what their children will give them or do for them on their special day. When my kids were young, it was sometimes breakfast in bed, a card or a brightly coloured tie. As you get older, the gifts change. Sometimes it is…

Jesus, My Best Friend

This past weekend, I attended the funeral of a young man who lost his life in a hiking accident in the Rocky Mountains. As sad as the funeral was, it was touching to hear the tributes that were shared. His girlfriend, his sister, his dad and a few of his friends shared stories and shed…

The Gospel according to Peter

With Easter quickly approaching, we are coming to the pinnacle of the Christian calendar. As much as we celebrate the Incarnation at Christmas, it is Easter, the death and resurrection of Jesus Christ, where the miracle of the events of the Incarnation took effect. These events and their purpose are the gospel. Today, the gospel…