Fr. Paul's Meditations for Church Year C

These meditations are based spiritual understanding. Rational understanding is learned through study, research and experimentation. Spiritual understanding is discovered though conscious wondering in the Presence.

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Sixth Sunday of Easter

Sixth Sunday of Easter. When you read the commentaries they center on “keeping the word if we love Jesus”. Their definitions of the word can be all over the place. If we want to know what is John’s definition of the “word” all we need to do is go back to the first Chapter. “In the beginning was the Word. The Word was with God, the Word was God.” John’s definition of the Word is the “One and Only who came from the Father, full of grace and truth.”  Read more

Year C Sixth Sunday of Easter Bottom Line Meditations

Sixth Sunday of Easter: Worldly listens with the head. Godly wonders in the heart. Worldly looks to what is done to see the face of God. Godly senses the face of God to see what He does.   Read more

Fifth Sunday of Easter

Fifth Sunday of Easter. We try to understand the meaning of the words of Jesus to feel His Presence. In feeling the Presence of the Wisdom Jesus has in us, we understand the meaning of the words. The word “Glory” is an example of this. There is a common meaning of “we beheld His glory”. John 1:14 His glory rationally might be how magnificent God in Christ is. The spiritual meaning is to experience the Presence of God in Christ.   Read more

Year C Fifth Sunday of Easter Bottom Line Meditations

Fifth Sunday of Easter: Worldly sees actions as positional (with respect to physical locations). Godly understand actions as conditional (with respect to the condition of the heart spiritually). Worldly sees Heaven as a place for God. Godly see Heaven as the reign of the Presence of God.   Read more

Fourth Sunday of Easter

Fourth Sunday of Easter. I have told you, and you do not believe. Belief is not a matter of facts. Belief is a reality that we create when we see the facts. The religious leaders did not believe who Jesus was, not because of the evidence but because of what they thought about the evidence. They were both on different pages.  Read more

Year C Fourth Sunday of Easter Bottom Line Meditations

Fourth Sunday of Easter: Worldly prays to get into God’s Presence. Godly gets into God’s Presence to pray. Worldly looks for physical needs to be met. Godly seeks to have spiritual needs met.   Read more

Third Sunday of Easter

Third Sunday of Easter. Questions at Easter time: After these things Jesus showed Himself again to the disciples at the Sea of Tiberius. What is Peter doing with some of the Apostles way up in Tiberias? They were just in the upper room at Jerusalem. Now they are far away at the top of the Sea of Galilee.  Read more

Year C Third Sunday of Easter Bottom Line Meditations

Third Sunday of Easter: Worldly looks at what the person has done. Godly senses who the person is spiritually. Worldly prayer starts from the head. Godly senses heaven as a condition. Worldly prayer starts from the head. Godly prayer starts from the heart.   Read more

Second Sunday of Easter

Second Sunday of Easter. "Peace be with you.” We try to change our worldly life to feel God’s Presence. Godly feeling God’s Presence changes our life. We try to be peaceful to feel His Peace. In feeling the Peace He has for and in us, we become Peaceful.   Read more

Year C Second Sunday of Easter Bottom Line Meditations

Second Sunday of Easter: Worldly life seeks to forgive the unforgivable to feel God’s Love. Godly life seeks to feel God’s Love to forgive the unforgivable. Worldly sees heaven as a place. Godly senses heaven as a condition. Worldly sees physical strength from God as temporary. Godly sees spiritual strength from God as eternal.   Read more

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