Author Archives: aah

18th February

Jerome And The lion Cows and bears will eat together, and their calves and cubs will lie down in peace. Lions will eat straw as cattle do. Isaiah 11: 7 Saint Jerome was saying evening prayer with his brothers in … Continue reading

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17th February

Kevin And The Blackbird Not a single one of these sparrows has been forgotten by God…yet you are worth much more than many sparrows. Luke 12: 6,7 And then there was St. Kevin and the blackbird. The saint is kneeling, … Continue reading

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16th February

Jaws No one helped God spread out the heavens or trample the sea monster’s back. … We cannot understand the great things God does; there is no end to the miracles God can do. Job 9: 8,10. Berach, who was … Continue reading

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15th February

Soaring Like Eagles They who wait on the Lord shall soar like eagles. Isaiah 40: 31 Understand, if you want to know the Creator, created things. Columbanus The beauty of the trees The softness of the air The fragrance of … Continue reading

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14th February

The Earth Is The Lord’s Then the Lord God took some soil from the ground and formed a man out of it; he breathed life-giving breath into his nostrils and the man began to live. Genesis 2: 7 Teach your … Continue reading

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13th February

God Took The Earth God commanded ‘Let the earth produce all kinds of plants…. Let the earth produce all kinds of animals…’ God took of the earth and created a man… Genesis 1: 11,12; 2.7 The earth where King Oswald … Continue reading

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12th February

Transfiguration Jesus was transfigured before them, and his face shone like the sun, and his clothes became white as light. Matthew 17: 2 The Feast of the Transfiguration is 6 August. That is the day we happened to drop the … Continue reading

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11th February

Song Maker Let them tell of God’s works with songs of joy. Psalm 107:22 The first of English poets he Who nurtured by the Whitby sea A poor and simple cowherd seemed. Yet here the gold of poetry gleamed Though … Continue reading

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10th February

Kingly Qualities The Lord has sought out a man after the Lord’s own heart to be the leader of God’s people. 1 Samuel 13: 14 The ambitious king Cadwallon slew the two kings of Northumbria. Oswald, the brother of one … Continue reading

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9th February

Gentle Persuasion A gentle answer turns away wrath, but a harsh word stirs up anger. Proverbs 15: 1. St. Molua who died in Ireland on 4 August in the 7th. century, was noted for using gentle persuasion rather than strictly … Continue reading

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