When Jesus said he came not to bring peace, but division, he was indicating that not everyone would embrace His message of love for one another. Even though it seems "No good deed goes unpunished," Fr. Jude Winkler encourages a sometimes heroic response to the Gospel.
We fill our tanks with lots of things that aren't so good for us - and we aren't talking about junk food! Friar Jude Winkler reflects on Paul's Letter to the Philippians and gives us some ideas on how we can fill our tanks with good things and ultimately with Christ's Peace.
Have you ever met someone who is really 'at Peace?' What is their secret? Friar Jude Winkler suggests that surrendering to God's love might be a key. God always loves us and wants to heal us, and for us to live in His Peace.
Psalm 133 reminds us that community can be soothing and awesome. Friar Jude Winkler talks about 'How good and pleasant it is, when brothers dwell together as one!' (Note: Hermon is the majestic snow-capped mountain visible in the north of Palestine.)
R-E-S-P-E-C-T Find out what it means to me - Join Friar Jude Winkler for this Brief Break for Peace and find out how a little respect can lead to peace. (The song Respect was written and released by Otis Redding in 1965; recorded by Aretha Franklin in 1967) I got to have (just a little bit) a little respect (just a little bit)...