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    • Reflection for Thursday August 8, 2019: 18th Week in Ordinary Time. 

      Lenz, Tom (University Ministry, Creighton University.. Omaha, Nebraska, United States, 2019)
      Today, in Matthew's Gospel reading there are a few instances where Jesus talks with his disciples about how God communicates with them. The first is when he asks them, "Who do people say that the Son of Man is?" Of course, ...
    • Reflection for Thursday, August 10, 2017: 18th Week in Ordinary Time. 

      Zuegner, Carol (University Ministry, Creighton University.. Omaha, Nebraska, United States, 2017)
      Today's readings bring back fond memories of my father, Chuck, who would tell my three siblings and I that God loves a cheerful giver and a cheerful doer. This usually accompanied a request for various chores or jobs around ...
    • Reflection for Thursday, August 4, 2005: 18th week in Ordinary Time. 

      Bergman, Roger (University Ministry, Creighton University.. Omaha, Nebraska, United States, 2005)
      On this life long journey, we must continue to answer the question, "How well do we follow instructions?" If we are trying to assemble a bicycle, a toy, or even bake a cake, do we use the instructions or do we go by our ...
    • Reflection for Thursday, August 4, 2011: 18th week in Ordinary Time. 

      Shanahan, Tom, S.J. (University Ministry, Creighton University.. Omaha, Nebraska, United States, 2011)
      The Israelites have had it! They are sorely tired of the wandering in the desert and we hear about it in the first reading in today's liturgy. In this passage from the Book of Numbers, Miriam, Moses' older sister (and like ...
    • Reflection for Thursday, August 5, 1999: 18th week in Ordinary Time. 

      Hogan, Jen (University Ministry, Creighton University.. Omaha, Nebraska, United States, 1999)
      Who do you say that I am?|The Israelites of the Exodus answered this question two different ways. By following Moses out of Egypt they said, "This God of Moses and our ancestors is more powerful than the Pharaoh, and cares ...
    • Reflection for Thursday, August 7, 2003: 18th week in Ordinary Time. 

      O'Reilly, Daniel Patrick (University Ministry, Creighton University.. Omaha, Nebraska, United States, 2003)
      Today's scriptures show that one moment we can be close to God and the next we can feel miles away. They are wonderful examples of the idea that my thoughts are not always God's thoughts. That even when I feel like I'm ...
    • Reflection for Thursday, August 8, 2013: 18th week in Ordinary Time. 

      Brock, Mary Lee (University Ministry, Creighton University.. Omaha, Nebraska, United States, 2013)
      About fifteen years ago I was a member of a small group who worked to form a non-profit agency devoted to conflict resolution. We saw so many needs in our community and were eager to help people through difficult conflicts ...
    • Reflection for Thursday, August 9, 2001: 18th week in Ordinary Time. 

      Schuler, Jeanne (University Ministry, Creighton University.. Omaha, Nebraska, United States, 2001)
      Doubt||Everything is going strong. We have momentum. Success fires us up. Until events strike hard. Power slips away. I am alone.|Did we leave slavery only to wither in the desert heat? Where is God? Your presence is not ...
    • Reflection for Thursday, August 9, 2007: 18th week in Ordinary Time. 

      Whitney, Tamora (University Ministry, Creighton University.. Omaha, Nebraska, United States, 2007)
      Today's readings are all about faith and respect. In the first reading, Moses, acting on God's orders, led his people into the desert. In the desert, however, the people were not happy -- there was no food and no water. ...