Jesus Tried to Avoid Confrontations


Matthew 12:14-21


Even in seclusion, Christ worked cures.

He was discreet; His mystery was key.

Jesus fulfilled Isaiah’s prophecy.

Jesus Christ is the suffering Servant.


Jesus brought the light of the truth to the world.

His personage was gentle and discreet.

Humble Jesus would achieve victory.

He fulfilled the hopes of the believers.


John Perkins exemplified Jesus Christ.

John does not return evil for evil.

He left school after third grade.  Now he has

Seventeen honorary doctorates.


John Perkins says, “Love is the final fight.”

After we share, we receive so much more.

Patrick McCaskey


Patrick McCaskey is a Vice President and Director of the Chicago Bears, Chair of Sports Faith International, and Chair of WSFI Catholic Radio 88.5, as well as poet and the author of our Sports and Faith Series. He is also a grandson of George “Papa Bear” Halas.  McCaskey’s latest book is Tuition Rebate.   Patrick McCaskey’s Poems About the Gospel and Poems About the Gospel II are books for all seasons where readers can find a few words of encouragement in every poem–both books are available from Amazon.

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