Monthly Archives: May 2017

Exodus 16: A Crisis of Trust

Exodus 16: 1-36 The whole congregation of the Israelites set out from Elim; and Israel came to the wilderness of Sin, which is between Elim and Sinai, on the fifteenth day of the second month after they had departed from … Continue reading

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Exodus 15: The Songs at the Sea

Exodus 15: 1-19 The Song of the People Then Moses and the Israelites sang this song to the LORD: “I will sing to the LORD, for he has triumphed gloriously; horse and rider he has thrown into the sea.  2 … Continue reading

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To Catch an Albatross

The albatross would dance in the air above Riding the currents of the divine breath Calling to us here aboard the ship Urging us forward as we rode the wind Charting our path before us as we sailed Floating gracefully … Continue reading

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Dreams of Grandeur

  The dreams of the person I could be The image of the person my mind’s eye can see Dreams of grandeur about things I might do Leave me dissatisfied with that which comes true And when my critical eye … Continue reading

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Exodus 14 Passing Through the Waters

Exodus 14: 1-9 The LORD of Hosts and the Army of Pharaoh Then the LORD said to Moses: 2 Tell the Israelites to turn back and camp in front of Pi-hahiroth, between Migdol and the sea, in front of Baal-zephon; … Continue reading

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Exodus 13- Sacrifice, Liturgy and Journey to Form a Chosen People

Exodus 13:1-16: Setting Aside Firstborn and Time in Remembrance The LORD said to Moses: 2 Consecrate to me all the firstborn; whatever is the first to open the womb among the Israelites, of human beings and animals, is mine.  3 … Continue reading

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Exodus 12: Passover, Departure and a New Identity

Exodus 12: 1-20 Time, Ritual and Eating as Acts of Identity The LORD said to Moses and Aaron in the land of Egypt: 2 This month shall mark for you the beginning of months; it shall be the first month … Continue reading

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