Monthly Archives: January 2014

Images for the Third Sunday after Epiphany

The Calling of the Disciples from Matthew’s Gospel      

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Jeremiah 23-A Righteous Branch and Unrighteous Prophets

Jeremiah 23: 1-7: The Righteous Branch 1 Woe to the shepherds who destroy and scatter the sheep of my pasture! says the LORD. 2 Therefore thus says the LORD, the God of Israel, concerning the shepherds who shepherd my people: … Continue reading

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At the Birth of the Day- A Poem

In the midst of the unmoving darkness with its bone chilling cold Emerges the beginning of a new day As the approaching sun paints the sky with its pallet of light As the skies cry out in the labor pains … Continue reading

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Images for the Second Sunday after Epiphany, Lectionary 2A

The second Sunday of Epiphany always takes us into John’s story, and in year A it is John the Baptist pointing out Jesus as the Lamb of God, two of John’s disciples (one being Andrew) following Jesus and then Andrew … Continue reading

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Jeremiah 22: Justice, the King and Judgment

Justice and the Covenant 1 Thus says the LORD: Go down to the house of the king of Judah, and speak there this word, 2 and say: Hear the word of the LORD, O King of Judah sitting on the … Continue reading

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Images for Baptism of our Lord

This is another festival where there are no shortages of images out there. Particularly in ancient art baptism is frequently portrayed as well as the baptism of Jesus. Also the reading from the New Testament is from the baptism of … Continue reading

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Re-enchantment-A Poem

The demons and angels and magical forces that reigned in the world no longer hold sway In a world of people governed by rules and laws and discipline, order and civility In the grave seriousness of the moment where the … Continue reading

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