Category Archives: Spiritual exercises

A Cause for Celebration

Deborah Beach Giordano © December 10, 2018 Luke 1:67-80 ~ told by Deborah After the baby John was born, his father Zachariah was filled with the Holy Spirit, and prophesied:  “Blessed be the Lord God of Israel, who has visited … Continue reading

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One Question

Deborah Beach Giordano © December 3, 2018        Luke 21:25-36 ~ New Revised Standard Version  Jesus told his disciples, “There will be signs in the sun, the moon, and the stars, and on the earth distress among cultures … Continue reading

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Using the “Mute” Button

Deborah Beach Giordano © July 9, 2018 Mark 6:1-6 ~ told by Deborah After healing the woman who had been ill for twelve years and restoring the little girl to life, Jesus returned to his hometown, along with his disciples. On … Continue reading

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Father Joseph

Deborah Beach Giordano © June 18, 2018 Mark 3:20-35 ~ told by Deborah Wherever Jesus went, crowds followed him; he and his disciples couldn’t even sit down for a meal without being mobbed. When Jesus’ family heard what was going on, … Continue reading

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Seeds and Weeds and Harvests

Deborah Beach Giordano © June 11, 2018 Matthew 13:24–30 ~ as told by Deborah Jesus told them another parable:  The kingdom of heaven may be compared to someone who sowed good seed in his field; but while everybody was asleep, … Continue reading

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Silence

Deborah Beach Giordano © April 9, 2018 Mark 16:1-8 ~ told by Deborah After the sabbath, Mary Magdalene, Mary the mother of James, and Salome bought spices, in order to anoint him. Very early on the first day of the week, … Continue reading

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Knowing Good and Evil

Deborah Beach Giordano © February 18, 2018 Genesis 2:15-17; 3:1-7 ~ told by Deborah God put the man in the garden of Eden to cultivate it and maintain it. And God said, “You can eat as much as you want of … Continue reading

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