Speaking of compassion, Henri Nouwen once wrote: “compassion asks us to go where it hurts; to enter into the places of pain; to share in brokenness, fear, confusion and anguish. Compassion challenges us to cry out...
Author:- March 29, 2021
The title of these scriptural reflections, “Soul Food for Sundays”, dominated my thoughts as I pondered on the readings while preparing this reflection. Jesus asks, ‘Have you anything here to eat?’(Lk 24:41). The risen Lord eats in the company of his disciples. Another, yet not so prominent, example of table fellowship.
It is little over a year since the first stay-at-home order came into effect in Ireland. Much has changed in our lives since then. We have known the frustration of isolation and the fear of sickness. All around us the struggle to cope is palpable.
‘Easter Day!’ just the sound of it is joyful and gladdens the heart. It signals change, Spring cannot be stopped from breaking through to achieve her transformation.