As we were talking about this, I realized I had lived this parable on my way to discuss the parable.
The day is not beautiful. The snow has melted leaving dead grass and piles of leaves visible. What snow is left is black and brown. Along the road, garbage that […]
Then Mary took an extraordinary amount, almost three-quarters of a pound, of very expensive perfume made of pure nard. She anointed Jesus’ feet with it, then wiped his feet dry […]
Your word is a lamp to my feet and a light to my path. (Psalm 119:105, NRSV) A labyrinth isn’t a maze. There are no dead-ends or wrong turns. Every step […]
“I give you a new commandment: Love each other. Just as I have loved you, so you also must love each other. This is how everyone will know that you […]
We will eat, drink, and be merry – convinced that nothing will ever be demanded of us. That we can stockpile all we need. That are big, full barns can make us safe. That power means more than well-being.
For it is the God who said, “Let light shine out of darkness,” who has shone in our hearts to give the light of the knowledge of the glory of God in the face […]
“You are the salt of the earth. But if salt loses its saltiness, how will it become salty again? It’s good for nothing except to be thrown away and trampled […]
All go to the same place; all come from dust, and to dust all return. – Ecclesiastes 3:20 (NIV) My congregation joined together with three other congregations for […]
After many days the word of the LORD came to Elijah, in the third year of the drought, saying, “Go, present yourself to Ahab; I will send rain on the […]