Category: Living Kingdom

Living Kingdom: Sowing with power

Parable of the sower “But the seed falling on good soil refers to someone who hears the word and understands it. This is the one

Living Kingdom: Oddballs in muddy puddles

Like many middle-borns in the birth order, I confess to being somewhat obsessed with fairness and the parable of “The Workers in the Vineyard” triggers my injustice meter.

Living Kingdom: Surprising treasure

In ancient history, pearls held pride of place for value and expense. So, the pearl in this parable represents something of great beauty, unique character and, understandably, immense value. What could that “something” be?

Living Kingdom: A thousand times, yes

“My first reaction to re-reading this parable was, Wow! A whole fable on indecisiveness? Could anything be more relevant to me as a human?”

Living Kingdom: Counting the cost

Today’s endless pursuit of success and happiness can cost many areas of our lives that actually sustain us like rest, time with family, health, and the list goes on. . . There is a cost to our culture’s aspiration of “having it all”.

Living Kingdom: Are you burying your talents?

“I don’t know if you have ever struggled with deciding whether you should dedicate your professional talents and skills exclusively to the Church. But for me, it was a big no.”