THE ATTITUDE BEHIND YOUR CURIOSITY

263/365 The tone, the pitch, the body language even the manner in which words are spoken can communicate two sets of meaning even with the same words. One has to look carefully then, not only at at the words themselves, but also everything about the way those words are used, else misinterpretation is inevitable. The... Continue Reading →

ENGAGE WITH YOUR MIND

249/365 Matthew 1:20 But while he thought on these things, behold, the angel of the LORD appeared unto him in a dream, saying, Joseph, thou son of David, fear not to take unto thee Mary thy wife: for that which is conceived in her is of the Holy Ghost. God is the great architect who... Continue Reading →

POLICE YOUR MIND

203/365 Reference Text: John 20:1-18 POLICE YOUR MIND Our brains are often wired to associate specific items to specific people, states of mind or events: see a fire truck with sirens on and we think 'there's a fire somewhere'. Whenever we see tears, we can think 'something sad or joyful has happened'. Drawing associations is... Continue Reading →

WHAT DO YOU THINK?

DAY 341 OF 365 IN 2021 WHAT DO YOU THINK? Matthew 18:12 What do you think? If a man owns a hundred sheep, and one of them wanders away, will he not leave the ninety-nine on the hills and go to look for the one that wandered off? The disciples in truth were no where... Continue Reading →

ENGAGING THE MIND

DAY 324 OF 365 IN 2021 ENGAGING THE MIND I am always fascinated by the mind. Its full potential remains to be discovered. I was drawn in today by the example the Sadducees presented to Jesus: This was the story: Teacher, Moses wrote this law for us: ‘If a man dies and leaves a wife... Continue Reading →

WHAT DO YOU THINK?

DAY 221 OF 365 IN 2021 WHAT DO YOU THINK? Matthew 17:25b When Peter came into the house, Jesus was the first to speak. “What do you think, Simon?” he asked. “From whom do the kings of the earth collect duty and taxes—from their own children or from others?” Even if it remains unspoken, the... Continue Reading →

COMPOSE YOUR OWN REPORT

DAY 178 OF 365 IN 2021 COMPOSE YOUR OWN REPORT Mark 5:28 For she said, If I may touch but his clothes, I shall be whole. The woman with the issue of blood, about whom we read in today's Gospel is a clear example of 'acting in faith'. However, it is her process of obtaining... Continue Reading →

WE AREN’T REALLY DIFFERENT

DAY 20 OF 365 IN 2021 Mark  3:1, 2 And he entered again into the synagogue; and there was a man there which had a withered hand. And they watched him, whether he would heal him on the sabbath day; that they might accuse him. As we read today, Jesus entered the synagogue. Should we... Continue Reading →

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