Blind Guides

“Blind Guides” (2 panels)
Luke 6:39-40 and Matthew 15:14 “in a snailshell”

Friday of the Twenty-Third Week in Ordinary Time
©️2021 by Gloria M. Chang

And he told them a parable, “Can a blind person guide a blind person? Will not both fall into a pit?
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Christ Unlocks the Kingdom

“Christ Unlocks the Kingdom”
Matthew 23:13-22 in a couplet 
Monday of the Twenty-First Week in Ordinary Time
©️2021 by Gloria M. Chang

“Woe to you, scribes and Pharisees, you hypocrites. You lock the kingdom of heaven before human beings. You do not enter yourselves, nor do you allow entrance to those trying to enter. 

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Kosher Hearts

“Kosher Hearts”
A reflection on Mark 7:14-23
Wednesday of the Fifth Week in Ordinary Time
©2022 by Gloria M. Chang

He summoned the crowd again and said to them, “Hear me, all of you, and understand. Nothing that enters one from outside can defile that person; but the things that come out from within are what defile.”

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Like Incense

“Like Incense”
A reflection on Mark 7:1-13 and Psalm 141:2
Tuesday of the Fifth Week in Ordinary Time
©2022 by Gloria M. Chang

Now when the Pharisees with some scribes who had come from Jerusalem gathered around him, they observed that some of his disciples ate their meals with unclean, that is, unwashed, hands. (For

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The Healing of a Paralytic

“The Healing of a Paralytic”
Mark 2:1-12 “in a snailshell”
Friday of the First Week in Ordinary Time
©️2022 by Gloria M. Chang

When Jesus returned to Capernaum after some days, it became known that he was at home. Many gathered together so that there was no longer room for them, not even around the door, and he preached the word to them.

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The Parable of the Lost Sheep

“The Parable of the Lost Sheep”
Luke 15:1-7 “in a snailshell”
Thursday of the Thirty-First Week in Ordinary Time
©️2021 by Gloria M. Chang

The tax collectors and sinners were all drawing near to listen to him, but the Pharisees and scribes began to complain, saying, “This man welcomes sinners and eats with them.”

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A Cup of Herbal Tea

“A Cup of Herbal Tea”
Luke 11:42 “in a snailshell”
Wednesday of the Twenty-Eighth Week in Ordinary Time
©️2021 by Gloria M. Chang

“Woe to you Pharisees! You pay tithes of mint and of rue and of every garden herb, but you pay no attention to judgment and to love for God.

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