Learn by Topic: Feeding of the 5000

article-new-ehow-images-a08-0n-8u-crafts-five-loaves-two-fish-800x800Sometimes, the Gospels lose their impact on us.  Stories become familiar.  Reading is superficial.  Minds are distracted.

Entering into prayer prior to beginning to read and then deeply meditating on scripture can help bring them alive (Lectio Divina).  A key way to engage the Gospels is to attempt to dig in deeply, attempting to put one’s self in the Gospels to get a better “eye witness” view of what is happening.

Today’s Gospel reading offers an outstanding opportunity to put the astounding impact of one of Jesus’ miracles in clearer focus. (more…)