Monthly Archives: March 2020

Matthew 14: 13-21 Bread in the Wilderness

Matthew 14: 13-21 Parallels: Mark 6: 32-44; Luke 9: 10b-17; John 6: 1-15 13 Now when Jesus heard this, he withdrew from there in a boat to a deserted place by himself. But when the crowds heard it, they followed … Continue reading

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The Air is Heavy

  The air is heavy as it fills my lungs with its leaden weight For in this springtime of the year in addition to the pollen, The heavy perfume of the earth reawakening from its slumber The emergence of wildflowers … Continue reading

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Matthew 14: 1-12 The Death of John the Baptist

Matthew 14: 1-12 Parallel Mark 6: 14-29; Luke 9: 7-9 1 At that time Herod the ruler heard reports about Jesus; 2 and he said to his servants, “This is John the Baptist; he has been raised from the dead, … Continue reading

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Matthew 13: 54-58 Rejecting Wisdom

Matthew 13: 54-58 Parallels Mark 6: 1-6a; Luke 4: 16-30 54 He came to his hometown and began to teach the people in their synagogue, so that they were astounded and said, “Where did this man get this wisdom and … Continue reading

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Video Reflection 5: On Creativity

1 Corinthians 12: 4-13 4 Now there are varieties of gifts, but the same Spirit; 5 and there are varieties of services, but the same Lord; 6 and there are varieties of activities, but it is the same God who … Continue reading

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Video Reflection 4: On Prayer during this time of Social Distancing

Psalm 5: 1-3, 11-12 Give ear to my words, O LORD; give heed to my sighing. 2 Listen to the sound of my cry, my King and my God, for to you I pray. 3 O LORD, in the morning … Continue reading

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Tears and Gears

  As the gears of the machine we’ve wired ourselves into grinds to a screeching halt This system which was fueled by sweat and creativity and occasionally lubricated by blood Whose thrums and hums we’ve synched the rhythm of our … Continue reading

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