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    • Reflection for Friday, September 5, 2014: 22nd week in Ordinary Time. 

      Pierre, Sam (University Ministry, Creighton University.Omaha, Nebraska, United States, 2014-09-05)
      |"It does not concern me in the least that I be judged by you or any human tribunal." (1 Cor 4:3)|"The salvation of the just comes from the Lord." (Psalm 37:39)|I recently had the great honor and joy of witnessing my brother ...
    • Reflection for Monday, February 10, 2014: 5th week in Ordinary Time. 

      Pierre, Sam (University Ministry, Creighton University.Omaha, Nebraska, United States, 2014-02-10)
      I have truly built you a princely house, a dwelling where you may abide forever. (1 Kings 8:13)|Lord, go up to the place of your rest! (Psalm 132:8) |On most days, I only see the sun through a patient's window in the ...
    • Reflection for Monday, June 13, 2016: 11th Week in Ordinary Time. 

      Pierre, Sam (University Ministry, Creighton University.Omaha, Nebraska, United States, 2016-06-13)
      After nine years of participating in Creighton's online ministries, today's reflection marks my final installment to this beautiful program. After four years of undergraduate studies, four years of medical school, and three ...
    • Reflection for Thursday, April 30, 2015: 4th week of Easter. 

      Pierre, Sam (University Ministry, Creighton University.Omaha, Nebraska, United States, 2015-04-30)
      "My brothers, if one of you has a word of exhortation for the people, please speak."|Acts 13:15|Acts of the Apostles is arguably my favorite book of the Bible. Sure, it's great to learn alongside the Disciples throughout ...
    • Reflection for Thursday, December 3, 2015: 1st week in Advent. 

      Pierre, Sam (University Ministry, Creighton University.Omaha, Nebraska, United States, 2015-12-03)
      "Everyone who listens to these words of mine and acts on them will be like a wise man who built his house on rock." Matthew 7:24|One week ago, on the day before Thanksgiving in the U.S., I had the supreme honor and joy of ...
    • Reflection for Thursday, January 22, 2015: 2nd week of Ordinary Time. 

      Pierre, Sam (University Ministry, Creighton University.Omaha, Nebraska, United States, 2015-01-22)
      "To do your will, O my God, is my delight,|and your law is within my heart!"|Deep within each of us is an inherent, God-given awe and respect of life.  Try as our culture may to tarnish the value of human life and mock us ...
    • Reflection for Tuesday, July 7, 2015: 14th week in Ordinary Time.. 

      Pierre, Sam (University Ministry, Creighton University.Omaha, Nebraska, United States, 2015-07-07)
      After pretending to do so multiple times during our discussion last week, one of my spiritual directors finally smacked my forehead. For about the fourteenth time that evening, I had taken it upon myself to determine what ...
    • Reflection for Wednesday, December 4, 2013: 1st week in Advent. 

      Pierre, Sam (University Ministry, Creighton University.Omaha, Nebraska, United States, 2013-12-04)
      Advent is a time that I often catch myself dreaming of home. The celebration of a recently married couple inviting a new member into their family always makes my heart yearn for my own family. It truly is a time when I ...
    • Reflection for Wednesday, March 16, 2016: 5th Week of Lent. 

      Pierre, Sam (University Ministry, Creighton University.Omaha, Nebraska, United States, 2016-03-16)
      There weren't any angels with Shadrach, Meshach, and Abednego when they boldly stood up to King Nebuchadnezzar. They still weren't present when those men walked into the furnace. They had no visual evidence of their safety, ...
    • Reflection for Wednesday, May 28, 2014: 6th week of Easter. 

      Pierre, Sam (University Ministry, Creighton University.Omaha, Nebraska, United States, 2014-05-28)
      For as I walked around looking carefully at your shrines,| I even discovered an altar inscribed, 'To an Unknown God.' | Acts 17:23 |If Paul were to walk around our cities today, what shrines would he find? Surely the ...
    • Reflection for Wednesday, May 4, 2016: 6th Week of Easter. 

      Pierre, Sam (University Ministry, Creighton University.Omaha, Nebraska, United States, 2016-05-04)
      "Rather it is he who gives to everyone life and breath and everything." Acts 17:25|I am fond of seeing my work as a physician as important and holy, necessary and integral. Take for example, times that patients go into ...
    • Reflection for Wednesday, November 26, 2014: 34th week in Ordinary Time. 

      Pierre, Sam (University Ministry, Creighton University.Omaha, Nebraska, United States, 2014-11-26)
      |You will be hated by all because of my name, but not a hair on your head will be destroyed. By your perseverance you will secure your lives. (Luke 21:17-19)|Heaven is going to be incredible. I adore the thought of singing ...
    • Reflection for Wednesday, October 7, 2015: 27th week in Ordinary Time. 

      Pierre, Sam (University Ministry, Creighton University.Omaha, Nebraska, United States, 2015-10-07)
      "Have you reason to be angry?" Jonah 4:4|I have a tendency to think of anger as a given right. "Of course I have the right to be offended! Anger and frustration are things that happen to me, not reactions I choose." Perhaps ...