Spiritual Dropsy

“Spiritual Dropsy”
A reflection on Luke 14:1-6
Friday of the Thirtieth Week in Ordinary Time
©️2023 Gloria M. Chang

On a sabbath Jesus went to dine at the home of one of the leading Pharisees, and the people there were observing him carefully.

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God’s Treasure

“God’s Treasure”
Responsorial Psalm 100:3 (2 panels)
Saturday of the Fifth Week of Easter
©️2021 by Gloria M. Chang

“For you are a people holy to the Lord your God. The Lord your God has chosen you to be a people for his treasured possession, out of all the peoples who are on the face of the earth.”

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No One Can Take My Sheep

“No One Can Take My Sheep”
Adapted from John 10:29-30
Tuesday of the Fourth Week of Easter
©️2021 by Gloria M. Chang

I am the good shepherd, and I know mine and mine know me, just as the Father knows me and I know the Father; and I will lay down my life for the sheep.

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I Am the Gate

“I Am the Gate”
John 10:7
Monday of the Fourth Week of Easter
©️2022 by Gloria M. Chang

Whoever enters through me will be saved, and will come in and go out and find pasture.

John 10:9

I am the gate for the sheep.

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Beloved Shepherd

“Beloved Shepherd”
A reflection on John 10:1-10
Fourth Sunday of Easter (Year A)
©️2023 by Gloria M. Chang

“Amen, amen, I say to you, whoever does not enter a sheepfold through the gate but climbs over elsewhere is a thief and a robber. But

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Lent, Day 27

“Lent, Day 27”
Psalm 34:18 (19)
From the Responsorial Psalm
Friday of the Fourth Week of Lent
©️2022 by Gloria M. Chang

When Jesus saw the crowds, he had compassion for them, because they were harassed and helpless, like sheep without a shepherd.

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The Divine Physician

“The Divine Physician”
Mark 2:13-17 “in a snailshell”
Saturday of the First Week in Ordinary Time
©️2022 by Gloria M. Chang

Once again he went out along the sea. All the crowd came to him and he taught them. As he passed by, he saw Levi, son of Alphaeus, sitting at the customs post.

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Jesus and Zacchaeus

“Jesus and Zacchaeus”
Luke 19:1-4 “in a snailshell”
Thirty-First Sunday in Ordinary Time (Year C)
©️2022 by Gloria M. Chang

At that time, Jesus came to Jericho and intended to pass through the town. Now a man there named Zacchaeus, who was a chief tax collector and also a wealthy man, was seeking to see who Jesus was; but he could not see him because of the crowd, for he was short in stature. So

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The Good Shepherd

“The Good Shepherd”
Matthew 18:12-14 “in a snailshell”
Tuesday of the Nineteenth Week in Ordinary Time
©️2022 by Gloria M. Chang

What is your opinion? If a man has a hundred sheep and one of them goes astray, will he not leave the ninety-nine in the hills and go in search of the stray? And

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I Know My Sheep

“I Know My Sheep”
John 10:14
Fourth Sunday of Easter (Year B)
©️2021 by Gloria M. Chang

A good shepherd lays down his life for the sheep.

John 10:11

I am the Good Shepherd.
I know mine and mine know me.

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