Note: Shunoyo Lent Begins on Thursday,
Aug 10 and ends with the Shunoyo Feast on Tuesday, August 15.
I. This Sunday in Church: 1st Sunday After Transfiguration
Bible Readings for This Sunday (August 12)
Sermons for This Sunday (August 12)
3. Malankara World Journals with the Theme: 1st Sunday After Transfiguration
Volume 7 No 429 August 11, 2017
Theme: Kingdom of God
Volume 4 No 231: August 8, 2014
II. Lectionary Reflections
The Will of the Father...
It matters what we do. It matters how we live our lives in all the places we
are privileged to live them. ...
Two Types of Sinners
Neither son in the parable treated his father with due respect and
obedience, just as neither hypocrisy nor greed and lust please God, but
clearly the one who "changed his mind" and went into the fields cheered his
father's heart more than the other. ...
Three Desirable Traits From The Parable of The Two Sons
Let us ask that he give us "a humble heart", a heart that is "poor" and
above all that seeks "refuge in the Lord", because "the Lord never
The Story of the Two Sons
Jesus says that the tax collectors and the prostitutes had seen what Jesus
was doing (and John the Baptist before him) and had decided to follow him
and their lives had been transformed and, according to Jesus, 'they were getting
into the kingdom of God' ahead of the religious people. ...
III. General Weekly Features
Family Special: The Conversation Game
My husband has used a single illustration to help parents teach the art of
communication to their children. ...
Family Special: The Day I Stopped Saying 'Hurry Up'
I will not say, "We don't have time for this." Because that is basically saying,
"We don't have time to live." ...
Poem: When We Die
Finance: Wealth-Building Lessons from The Richest Man in Babylon
In pursuit of wealth, most people make foolish mistakes - simple mistakes that
add up to a lifetime of disappointment and, ultimately, failure. ...
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