Word Made Fresh

  • Looking through my Father’s eyes

    Apr 04, 2024

    Let us reverse the ways of the world, and let our lives reveal to others the truth of how God our Father sees us, and how we can see others in the same glorious light.

  • When the blind brought me sight

    Feb 02, 2024

    In Scripture, Jesus often chooses the poor, the blind, the tax collectors, the prostitutes, or the rejected to reveal greater truths for people who may seem to be materially rich, physically well, or well accepted in society, but may actually be spiritually poor or spiritually blind to the more imp

  • Picture not so perfect

    Dec 22, 2023

    Before religious painters or commercial card makers started portraying the nativity scene as one of awe and beauty, glitz and glamour, the actual scene where Christ was first born was far from picture perfect

  • Rest awhile

    Nov 24, 2023

    Resting in God can take many forms, and can be done through quick and simple ways at any time of the day, even in the harshest of storms.

  • Pray with clay

    Oct 27, 2023

    “Go down to the potter’s house and there you will hear what I have to say.” (Jeremiah 18:2)

  • Safety first (before Salvation)

    Sep 22, 2023

    When we can turn back to Christ and experience safety, love and acceptance from Him, and no longer see others or situations as a sign of danger, can we better process His truths and respond to others in a more loving and life-giving way.

  • Being the exception

    Aug 25, 2023

    We were not made to conform but be transformed to our true and amazing selves. The sooner we discover how exceptional we are, the sooner perhaps we learn to accept and celebrate the exceptions around us, the way Jesus did.

  • Prayer through seeing

    Jul 21, 2023

    Prayer as “the opening of one’s heart and mind to God.” If we also learn to open our eyes and be open to how God might be speaking to us through the things around us, we can actually be praying for as long as our eyes, hearts and minds remain open to His presence and truth.

  • Obedience comes with ownership

    Jun 23, 2023

    Five years ago, in the midst of my sabbatical and feeling all confused as to whether God wanted me to return to the path of the priesthood or explore other paths, God one day finally said to me: “You choose.”

  • My Pentecost moment

    May 26, 2023

    On the second last day of my personal retreat earlier this year, my retreat director suggested that I spend the whole of that day anticipating the gift and presence of the Holy Spirit, just as it happened on the day of Pentecost.