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Live in God's Promise

Posted by debbie fields on 5/09/18

Live in God’s Promise


For Sunday, May 13, 2018

The Ascension of the Lord

Acts 1:1-11 Ephesians 1:17-23 or 4:1-13 or 4:1-7, 11-13 Mark 16:15-20

As they were looking on, he was lifted up, and a cloud took him from their sight. While they were looking intently at ... Read More »

We Are Called to Love

Posted by debbie fields on 5/02/18



For Sunday, May 6, 2018 Sixth Sunday of Easter

Acts 10:25-26, 34-35, 44-48 1 John 4:7-10 John 15:9-17

St. Therese of Lisieux was only a teenager when she entered the convent. Like many young people, she was unsure of her talents and how she should serve God ... Read More »

Rediscovering Nature

Posted by debbie fields on 4/25/18

Rediscovering Nature




For Sunday, April 29, 2018 Fifth Sunday of Easter

Acts 9:26-31 1 John 3:18-24 John 15:1-8

Several months ago, I watched the documentary, “Back to Eden,” which is the story of a Los Angeles lawyer turned hobby gardener in Washington. In the documentary, he ... Read More »

An Intimate Relationship with God

Posted by debbie fields on 4/19/18

An Intimate Relationship with God


For Sunday, April 22, 2018 Fourth Sunday of Easter

Acts 4:8-12 1 John 3:1-2 John 10:11-18

As a newly pregnant mother years ago, I remember hearing that newborns could distinguish their mothers from other women by scent, and mothers could smell random clothing ... Read More »

“Think Outside the Box”

Posted by debbie fields on 4/04/18

“Think Outside the Box”



For Sunday, April 8, 2018 Second Sunday of Easter (Divine Mercy Sunday)

Acts 4:32-35 1 John 5:1-6 John 20:19-31

When people are feeling afraid or insecure, they often find security and solace behind the locked door of a room. While locking oneself in ... Read More »

Living the Resurrection

Posted by debbie fields on 3/28/18

Living the Resurrection



For Sunday, April 1, 2018 Easter Sunday

Acts 10:34a, 37-43 Colossians 3:1-4 or 1 Corinthians 5:6b-8 John 20:1-9 or Mark 16:1-7

In his book, “The Dwelling of the Light: Praying with Icons of Christ”, Rowan Williams (the former archbishop of Canterbury) reflected:

“Orthodox theologians ... Read More »

He Emptied Himself

Posted by debbie fields on 3/21/18

He Emptied Himself


For Sunday, March 25, 2018, Palm Sunday Mark 11:1-10 Philippians 2:6-11 Mark 14:1—15:47

Over the past few decades, what has become known as the “Prosperity Gospel” has gained popularity among televangelists. It claims that following Christ should result in increased financial success for the believer ... Read More »

“With My Own Eyes”

Posted by debbie fields on 3/14/18

“With My Own Eyes”


For Sunday, March 18, 2018 Fifth Sunday of Lent

Jeremiah 31:31-34 Hebrews 5:7-9 John 12:20-33

I remember the first time I was in the exam room as the ophthalmologist tested various prescription strengths for glasses. “Which is better … 1 or 2 … 2 ... Read More »

Choosing a Life of Light

Posted by debbie fields on 3/07/18

Choosing a Life of Light


For Sunday, March 11, 2018 Fourth Sunday of Lent

2 Chronicles 36:14-16, 19-23 Ephesians 2:4-10 John 3:14-21

As a military family, we often find ourselves living far from those closest to us and going at life alone. While some years have felt lonely, ... Read More »

The Recovery of Sacred Things

Posted by debbie fields on 2/28/18

The Recovery of Sacred Things  


For Sunday, March 4, 2018 Second Sunday of Lent

Exodus 20:1-17 1 Corinthians 1:22-25 John 2:13-25

“When is the last time you were alone — really alone — and how did it feel?” I asked a room full of teenagers. They discussed ... Read More »