* Saint of tooday * Tell a Friend *
Feedback / Queries
Add to Favorites
Set as Homepage
Join Us On Facebook
Home About Site About Photographer Photo Archive Thought Archive  



'Bursting Forth'
(Archived on Friday - April - 09/04/2021 )

  Go To Previous Record Go To Next Record
  Photo was taken at Tooreenbawn, Millstreet, Co.Cork (Irl)  
Our trees are beginning to burst forth with great life. Some are more advanced and some are more cautious. They have every reason to be cautious because here in Ireland we can get still get hard frosts during the month of April. These late frosts can do a lot of damage, especially to delicate young foliage

I have put together an Easter Prayer for you.
The link is https://youtu.be/CQJm5dg4wwU
Just copy and paste & it will play away for you!


Thought on Friday - April - 09/04/2021

'Aspire not to have more but to be more.' ~Saint Oscar Romero

In his book 'Dipping into Lent' Fr. Alan Hilliard speaks of a conversation with another priest about the Easter Ceremonies last year. "How did the Easter ceremonies go?" I asked. "Grand", he said. "What did you talk about at the Easter Mass?" "Nothing much," he said, "just to need to roll back a stone or two and let the light in." I've never forgotten what he said.

As we know Easter 2021 like last year is so different to our normal Easter celebrations. But the message of Easter is so welcome and is so needed.

The resurrection of Jesus has shattered the darkness. It has no escape. In its place is a great sense of hope, new beginnings and a new journey. We are not on our own. The invitation today is to roll back the stones in our own lives and let the Easter light touch our darkness. We are Easter people and without the light of the Resurrection we have nothing to hold onto. Life is meaningless without it.

I would like to wish you a very Happy Easter. Mind yourself and each other during these very difficult times. We will continue to roll away the stones to let the light in. We will also continue our prayers for you and each other during these days of Easter.

See Photo Archive



Copyright © Today is My Gift to You