Religion as a form of blindness

The Reading from the Holy Gospel according to St. John 9:1-38 The miracles of our Lord God and savior Jesus Christ are often seen in the gospels as something of a litmus test. Each and every person will respond to the miracle in a slightly different way. Some will respond with an even greater sense […]

Eyes toward God!

The Reading from the Holy Gospel according to St. Matthew 6:22-33 In today’s gospel reading we hear a portion of the famous Sermon on the Mount.  These chapters 5, 6 and 7 from the Gospel of St. Matthew are the core teachings of our Lord and savior Jesus Christ.  They show the Lord Jesus as […]

When blindness is better than sight…

The reading from the Holy Gospel according to St. Luke 18:35-43 Today we hear the story of the blind man who met the Lord Jesus as He was traveling on His way to Jericho. We’re told that this blind man heard that Jesus of Nazareth was passing by and he cried out “Jesus, Son of […]