A Secret Gift

“A Secret Gift”
A reflection on Matthew 6:1-4
Wednesday of the Eleventh Week in Ordinary Time
©️2021 by Gloria M. Chang

“But take care not to perform righteous deeds in order that people may see them; otherwise, you will have no recompense from your heavenly Father.

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How Wonderful Your Name

“How Wonderful Your Name”
From the Responsorial Psalm 8:1(2)
Thursday within the Octave of Easter
©️2021 by Gloria M. Chang

The name of the Lord is a strong tower;
the just run to it and are safe.

Proverbs 18:10

O Lord, our God, 
how wonderful your name in all the earth! 

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Locust Cavalries

“Locust Cavalries”
A reflection on Joel 1-2:18
Ash Wednesday
©️2023 by Gloria M. Chang

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.

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The Farmer’s Patience

“The Farmer’s Patience”
A reflection on James 5:7-11
Third Sunday of Advent (Year A)
©️2022 by Gloria M. Chang

Be patient, therefore, brothers, until the coming of the Lord. See how the farmer waits for the precious fruit of the earth, being patient with it until it receives the early and the late rains. You

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Glowing Amethysts

“Glowing Amethysts”
©️2022 by Gloria M. Chang

Glowing amethysts
Arise from dark, frosty soil—
Jewels of the King.

Royal crocuses lead the procession of spring blooms, heralding the death and resurrection of the King of Kings. … Read the rest