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    • Reflection for Wednesday, July 20, 2016: 16th Week in Ordinary Time. 

      Chiacchere, Colleen (University Ministry, Creighton University.Omaha, Nebraska, United States, 2016-07-20)
      When I let the words of the first reading sink it, they give me reassurance that God is "in charge." God hopes for more than I can alone and knows more than I myself am aware. We are reminded that when filled with God's ...
    • Reflection for Wednesday, July 21, 2004: 16th week in Ordinary Time. 

      Wirth, Eileen (University Ministry, Creighton University.Omaha, Nebraska, United States, 2004-07-21)
      Today's readings call us to reflect on the way that God uses us as his instruments to touch the lives of others even when we might be unaware of it.|"See I place my words in your mouth," God tells a frightened Jeremiah in ...
    • Reflection for Wednesday, July 21, 2010: 16th week in Ordinary Time. 

      Kalb, Howie, S.J. (University Ministry, Creighton University.Omaha, Nebraska, United States, 2010-07-21)
      In our Gospel today Jesus is telling the parable of the "Sower and the Seed" to the crowd. Most of us are quite familiar with the story. The Sower is Christ. The seed is the Good News. And the soils are the minds and hearts ...
    • Reflection for Wednesday, July 23, 2008: 16th week in Ordinary Time. 

      Zuegner, Carol (University Ministry, Creighton University.Omaha, Nebraska, United States, 2008-07-23)
      I am an enthusiastic, optimistic, but not very good gardener. I love pottering about my yard, which has been a work in progress as I gradually get rid of my weed patches and plant flowers and shrubs. It's a garden I attend ...
    • Reflection for Wednesday, July 23, 2014: 16th week in Ordinary Time. 

      Alexander, Andy, S.J. (University Ministry, Creighton University.Omaha, Nebraska, United States, 2014-07-23)
      |"Ah, Lord GOD!" I said, "I know not how to speak; I am too young."|"But some seed fell on rich soil, and produced fruit, a hundred or sixty or thirty fold. Whoever has ears ought to hear."|I like both of these readings ...
    • Reflection for Wednesday, July 24, 2002: 16th week in Ordinary Time. 

      Kline, Steve (University Ministry, Creighton University.Omaha, Nebraska, United States, 2002-07-24)
      But the Lord answered me, Say not, "I am too young." -- Jeremiah 1:7 ||Boy, do I identify with the excuse-maker Jeremiah!|"I can't speak . . . I'm too young . . . I'm too busy . . . I'm in a hurry . . . I'm too weak . . . ...
    • Reflection for Wednesday, July 26, 2000: 16th week in Ordinary Time. 

      Callone, Pat (University Ministry, Creighton University.Omaha, Nebraska, United States, 2000-07-26)
      The readings for today have many gems in them. However, I want to concentrate on Reading I: Jer 1:1, 4-10.|" ... The word of the Lord came to me thus: Before I formed you in the womb I knew you, before you were born I ...
    • Reflection for Wednesday, July 26, 2006: 16th week in Ordinary Time. 

      Cherney, Mike (University Ministry, Creighton University.Omaha, Nebraska, United States, 2006-07-26)
      The first reading and the psalm response reassure us, if we are willing to put our trust in the Lord. The Gospel tells us how some seeds produce a great yield and some do not. I recognize the readings are intended to teach ...