Fr Bonnie's Reflections

Category: EVERGREEN REFLECTIONS


GIVE UP YOUR “ISAAC” TO TRANS-FIGURE YOUR LIFE! REFLECTION FOR THE 2ND SUNDAY OF LENT (YEAR B) Rev. Fr. Boniface Nkem Anusiem Ph.D.

Did you know that more than 90% of those who go to the gym intend to transform the way they look? Of course, when you see someone committed to working out, you can tell because the physical figure speaks for…

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HOW TO OVERCOME TEMPTATIONS REFLECTION FOR THE FIRST SUNDAY OF LENT (YEAR B) Rev. Fr. Bonnie Nkem Anusiem Ph.D.

There is no human being on earth that is beyond temptation. Of course, your past experiences in life could attest to the reality of various forms and shapes of temptations. Temptation is not sinning; it only goes wrong when you…

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TOUCHING LIVES MATTERS REFLECTION FOR THE 6TH SUNDAY IN ORDINARY TIME (YEAR B) Rev. Fr. Boniface Nkem Anusiem Ph.D.

Can you remember being touched by someone, something, or an event to the extent that your life was transformed? I confess that the best moments in my priestly ministry are those times when people tell me that I gainfully touched their lives though I am only an instrument in the hands of God.   A homeless beggar once received an envelope from a stranger passing along the street where…

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YOUR BROKENNESS SHALL HEAL! REFLECTION FOR THE 5TH SUNDAY IN ORDINARY TIME (YEAR B) Rev. Fr. Boniface Nkem Anusiem Ph.D.

Have you ever been at that point when life does not seem to make sense anymore? Have you been so pressed and strained that you lack the strength to take another step? Trust me; I have there. It could be…

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WHERE ARE THE TRUE PROPHETS? Reflection for the 4th Sunday in Ordinary Time (Year B) Rev. Fr. Boniface Nkem Anusiem Ph.D.

Early in May 2011, both the internet and social media were agog with the “End of the World” prophecy of Harold E. Camping, a self-trained bible scholar and radio evangelist. Through the Family Radio based in Oakland, the preacher predicted…

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HOW TO BE PRODUCTIVE WITH YOUR TIME Reflection for the 3rd Sunday in Ordinary Time (Year B) Rev. Fr. Bonnie Nkem Anusiem Ph.D.

Have you heard this lately? “I am very busy!” I bet you have, maybe from family, friends, neighbors, colleagues, or even you. Everyone in our world today seems to be busy. Even the days and months are also busy running….

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DISCOVER YOUR PURPOSE REFLECTION FOR THE SECOND SUNDAY IN ORDINARY TIME (YEAR B) Rev. Fr. Boniface Nkem Anusiem Ph.D.

Once upon a time, a rich man takes his only son to a wise monk to ask about the child’s purpose in life. Unlike other kids, the man had noticed that his son is always recollected and loves to stay…

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THE POWER OF THE CLEANSING WATER: REFLECTION FOR THE BAPTISM OF THE LORD Rev. Fr. Boniface Nkem Anusiem Ph.D.

Life without water is unimaginable. Every living thing depends on water to survive. Science tells us that the average adult human body is about 60% of water. Notice also that we can stay a long time without food but not…

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HOW TO SEARCH AND FIND GOD REFLECTION FOR THE FEAST OF EPIPHANY Rev. Fr. Boniface Nkem Anusiem Ph.D.

Bill is one of those adventurous little kids in the Sunday School class. One Sunday, the teacher tried to let the kids understand that God is everywhere, so she mentioned that God could be found everywhere in their homes, even…

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THE MAKING OF A NEW YOU: A New Year Reflection Rev. Fr. Boniface Nkem Anusiem Ph.D.

What makes the Year New? Look around; the things around you have not changed from what they were in the previous year. Think about it; we live in the same houses, driving the same cars, having the same family and…

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