Fr Bonnie's Reflections

Category: EVERGREEN REFLECTIONS


LOVE IS A MOTHER REFLECTION FOR THE 6TH SUNDAY OF EASTER (MOTHER’S DAY) Rev. Fr. Boniface Nkem Anusiem Ph.D.

Did you know that every mother has a scar? For every childbirth, a mother receives a scar. Did you also know that every true love has a scar? Love is not often as sweet as it sounds or as bright…

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KEYS TO FRUITFUL DIVINE CONNECTION REFLECTION FOR THE 5TH SUNDAY OF EASTER Rev. Fr. Boniface Nkem Anusiem Ph.D.

Did you know that “life is impossible without connection!” Indeed, nothing exists without some connections to other realities. In other words, each reality on earth depends on another to function effectively, so nothing subsists on its own. The human body…

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THE STONE REJECTED BY THE BUILDERS IS OUR GOOD SHEPHERD REFLECTION FOR THE 4TH SUNDAY OF EASTER Fr. Boniface Nkem Anusiem Ph.D.

Have you ever been rejected for any reason at all? I once heard the story of a man whose mom abandoned as a baby in a plastic bag left in a corner of a public park. Luckily, someone rescued him…

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WHY ARE YOU TROUBLED? REFLECTION FOR THE 3RD SUNDAY OF EASTER (YEAR B) Rev. Fr. Boniface Nkem Anusiem Ph.D.

In the history of your life, one of the important pieces of advice you may receive from your parents, teachers, and others could be, “stay out of trouble.” But you soon discover as you go through life that as much…

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THE POWER AND ELEMENTS OF DIVINE MERCY REFLECTION FOR DIVINE MERCY SUNDAY Rev. Fr. Boniface Nkem Anusiem Ph.D.

Once upon a Holy Saturday afternoon, I visited a police detention facility in my country, also known as a police cell. I went to share some moments of reflection with the inmates on the passion of Christ and the hope…

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THE POWER OF THE EMPTY TOMB IN THE EASTER STORY: AN EASTER REFLECTION Rev. Fr. Boniface Nkem Anusiem Ph.D.

We start by looking at a word we use often, and that is “empty.” It could indicate something positive or negative depending on the context. When you say that someone is empty, people would quickly conclude that the individual lacks…

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HOW TO TURN YOUR PAINS INTO GAINS REFLECTION FOR THE PASSION SUNDAY Rev. Fr. Bonnie Nkem Anusiem Ph.D.

Can you recall any experience of intense suffering and pains? Have you been at an agonizing point in your life where nobody seems to care, and the best among your close allies abandons you? Sometimes, when we go through some…

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HOW TO SEEK TO SEE THE RIGHT THINGS IN LIFE! REFLECTION FOR THE 5TH SUNDAY OF LENT Rev. Fr. Boniface Nkem Anusiem Ph.D.

“Have you seen the new movie?” Most people asked this question during the weekend of March 5 when the sequel to the hilarious comedy “Coming to American” was released on amazon prime. The film turned out to be the most…

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OVERCOMING SPIRITUAL EXILE: REFLECTION FOR THE 4TH SUNDAY OF LENT Rev. Fr. Bonnie Nkem Anusiem Ph.D.

Separation could be a very painful experience. Hearts are often broken when people part ways due to the death of loved ones, when a meaningful relationship ends, or when people move on for any reason at all. Those who serve…

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STEPS TO SPIRITUAL HOUSE CLEANSING HOMILY FOR THE 3RD SUNDAY OF LENT (YEAR B) Rev. Fr. Boniface Nkem Anusiem Ph.D.

When was the last time you had a thorough house cleaning where you had to reach under the beds and cabinets to remove pieces of dirt that may be hanging in there for months or even years? When was the…

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