Poised to Love

Is It Easy to be Humble?

This week’s Gospel involves several vignettes that all lead to the same end, the idea that Jesus’ disciples are to be humble in their approach to each other and to the world. When we fail to embrace humility, we fail to follow Jesus’ example of searching for the one sheep over the 99. Our poise […]

On Whose Terms Are You Loved?

This Sunday gives us the first sense of “poise” in the Christian life, which is taking up our own cross in a sacrificial life. Sacrificing our own lives, denying ourselves, puts us in the poise to receive God’s love on His own terms instead of ours, as well as allowing us to put our own […]

Are You Poised and Ready?

  This week we start our Poised to Love series and look at the idea of being “poised” Now when Jesus came into the district of Caesarea Philippi, he asked his disciples, “Who do people say that the Son of Man is?” And they said, “Some say John the Baptist, others say Elijah, and others […]