Tag Archives: Miracles

The Man at the Pool

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To listen to today’s reflection as a podcast, click here Every day during this season of Lent we’re looking at the miracles of Jesus – his spectacular displays of supernatural power that are reported in the Gospels.     Tourists at America’s national parks and monuments have been known to ask some really dumb questions. Here are some of the “winners” of… Read more »

The Centurion’s Slave

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To listen to today’s reflection as a podcast, click here Every day during this season of Lent we’re looking at the miracles of Jesus – his spectacular displays of supernatural power that are reported in the Gospels.     Among the three dozen or so miracles that are attributed to Jesus, one of them scales two first-century social barriers in a single bound. That’s impressive.  At… Read more »

The Miraculous Catch of Fish

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To listen to today’s reflection as a podcast, click here Every day during this season of Lent we’re looking at the miracles of Jesus – his spectacular displays of supernatural power that are reported in the Gospels.     A dad joke for fishermen:  What did the magician say to the fisherman?  Pick a cod, any cod. Mom’s fishing wisdom:  Give a… Read more »

A Leper Approaches Jesus

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To listen to today’s reflection as a podcast, click here Every day during this season of Lent we’re looking at the miracles of Jesus – his spectacular displays of supernatural power that are reported in the Gospels.     Touch matters. Laura Guerrero, co-author of Close Encounters: Communication in Relationships, cites recent studies that even a seemingly insignificant touch from a restaurant server often yields… Read more »

Water Into Wine

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To listen to today’s reflection as a podcast, click here Every day during this season of Lent we’re looking at the miracles of Jesus – his spectacular displays of supernatural power that are reported in the Gospels.     Jesus’ first recorded miracle didn’t save someone from a dreadful disease or an approaching storm front. Instead, he saved a bride and groom… Read more »

Signs

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To listen to today’s reflection as a podcast, click here Every day during this season of Lent we’re looking at the miracles of Jesus – his spectacular displays of supernatural power that are reported in the Gospels.     Almost every year of my childhood in Indiana, my parents and brothers and I piled into the family station wagon and headed south for Florida. Our… Read more »

The Mystery of the Miraculous

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To listen to today’s reflection as a podcast, click here Every day during this season of Lent we’re looking at the miracles of Jesus – his spectacular displays of supernatural power that are reported in the Gospels.     On March 6, 2015, Jennifer Groesbeck, a 25-year-old single mom, was driving after dusk from her parents’ home in Salem, Utah, toward her home in… Read more »

Ash Wednesday

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To listen to today’s reflection as a podcast, click here If you’ve been a Morning Reflections reader for a few years, you know that on Ash Wednesday we typically use a Q&A format to address some of the questions associated with this first day of Lent.  What’s different this year?  Check out the section that deals with the special topic we’ll be… Read more »

That’s How Love Is

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To listen to today’s reflection as a podcast, click here What is God’s greatest miracle? Is it the parting of the Red Sea?  Feeding thousands of hungry people with a few loaves and fish?  Raising Jesus from the dead? Interestingly, we can make the case that the most compelling of all God’s miracles is the miracle of restraint.  Why doesn’t… Read more »

Talitha Koum

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If you’re a parent, and your child is seriously ill, nothing else matters. You would move heaven and earth to find the right doctor.  You would pay any price for the right medicine.  If you could, you would gladly take her place.  In the case of a synagogue leader named Jairus, it meant tracking down the controversial teacher from Galilee… Read more »