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Day 119 – David’s Wisdom

Day 119 – David’s Wisdom

Thoughts and Reflection Today in the readings we see that when David arrives in Ziklag, he discovers that Amalekites have raided his city and taken the people away. He then shows his wisdom in three ways. First, he asks God if he and his men should pursue the...
Day 118 – King Saul Despairs

Day 118 – King Saul Despairs

Thoughts and Reflection Today in the readings we see that Saul is feeling abandoned by God in his battle against the Philistines. He turns to something else since God is silent. Saul consults with a medium in Endor to contact the spirit of the prophet Samuel. This is...
Day 117 – Reverence and Faithfulness

Day 117 – Reverence and Faithfulness

Thoughts and Reflection Today in our reading we see Saul is caught off guard by David and unable to defend himself. Saul repented from trying to kill David. Now Saul is again seeking to kill him. David has three prominent virtues: mercy, reverence, and faithfulness....
Day 116 – David and Abigail

Day 116 – David and Abigail

Thoughts and Reflection Today in our reading we see that David is not perfect. He is seen as an Old Testament hero, who is portrayed as a future Messiah, he still has faults. The people who follow David see him as a just and upright leader. We often look to those who...
Day 115 – King Saul is Spared

Day 115 – King Saul is Spared

Thoughts and Reflection Today in our readings, David spares the life of Saul. He knows that God has chosen and anointed Saul. He is still the king to fight for the people of Israel against their enemies. God can give and take kingship from anyone he wants but David is...
Gospel of John Recap

Gospel of John Recap

This was the first book of the New Testament that we read and I am glad we did. The timing of reading it during Holy Week and the Passion of Christ made it even more powerful for me. It shows us that through Christ’s passion, death and resurrection Jesus...