Fr Bonnie's Reflections

Category: EVERGREEN REFLECTIONS


THE UNTAPPED POWER OF UNITY Reflection for the 3rd Sunday in Ordinary Time (Year C) Rev. Fr. Boniface Nkem Anusiem Ph.D.

Gwendolyn Brooks (1917-200) was the first African American to receive the Pulitzer Prize for Poetry in 1950. Among her numerous writings, she made this instructive comment on the concept of unity, “we are each other’s harvest; we are each other’s…

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THE MIRACLE OF OBEDIENCE AT CANA IN GALILEE? Reflection for the 2nd Sunday in Ordinary Time (Year C) Rev. Fr. Boniface Nkem Anusiem Ph.D.

Weddings are not easy to plan, which explains why wedding planning is a huge business around the world. The purpose is to help the couple focus on a few things while the planner would then do most of the essentials,…

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BEYOND THE JORDAN EVENT Reflection for the Baptism of the Lord       Rev. Fr. Bonnie Nkem Anusiem Ph.D.                            

We should be as curious as John as to why Jesus, the sinless one (Hebrew 4:15), came to John to receive the baptism of repentance. The following are some of the significant reasons:

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KEEP SEARCHING DILIGENTLY AND YOU SHALL FIND! REFLECTION FOR THE FEAST OF EPIPHANY Rev. Fr. Boniface Nkem Anusiem Ph.D.                                   

The important lesson here is that the Lord is manifested to those who came searching for him. That means there would never be a divine manifestation without intentional human locomotion. Those who seek the Lord shall find, and they are wise who do so!

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IF YOU DON’T GET IT, YOU WILL MISS CHRISTMAS! A CHRISTMAS REFLECTION Rev. Fr. Boniface Nkem Anusiem Ph.D.

Did you know that it is possible to “miss Christmas” while still being healthy and alive during the season?

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THE VISITATION OF PEACE FOURTH SUNDAY OF ADVENT REFLECTION Rev. Fr. Boniface Nkem Anusiem Ph.D.

Many odd things in our world today could congregate to frustrate our peace if we allow them. Like the virtue of joy, peace comes from within, and is not dependent on the absence of tribulations. It is possible to have peace even in the face of troubles.

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JOYFUL EXPECTATION! REFLECTION FOR THE 3RD SUNDAY OF ADVENT (YEAR C) Rev. Fr. Boniface Nkem Anusiem Ph.D.

Can you recall the most joyful moment in your life? Before you rush to answer, there may be the need to understand the difference between joy and happiness because most of the feelings we describe as joyful are merely happy…

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PREPARATION: AN ADVENT ATTITUDE REFLECTION FOR THE 2ND SUNDAY OF ADVENT (YEAR C) Rev. Fr. Boniface Nkem Anusiem Ph.D.

The ideal Christmas is not the award for being alive to see the 25th day of December; it is rather a reward for making adequate preparation for the coming of the Lord,

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EXPECTANT HOPE IN HOPELESS TIMES REFLECTION FOR THE FIRST SUNDAY OF ADVENT (YEAR C)   Rev. Fr. Boniface Nkem Anusiem Ph.D.

The rise and rapid spread of the covid-19 virus was a massive attack on the virtue of hope beyond its siege on health and physical well-being. As a result, we now live in one of the most uncertain periods in…

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THE QUESTION OF THE KINGSHIP OF JESUS CHRIST! REFLECTION FOR THE SOLEMNITY OF CHRIST THE KING Rev. Fr. Boniface Nkem Anusiem Ph.D.

Questions are designed primarily to elicit information or to confirm an existing one. However, questions have the capacity to extract what lies hidden in someone’s mind even when the individual is unwilling to let it out; so, they could be…

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