September 23, 2018

Reading Deuteronomy 28: 12-14, Matthew 16: 26 (NRSV) "The Lord will open for you his rich storehouse...." In our basement, we store old toys and games. Our grandson calls it the "toy garage." He does not go down by himself. The household rule is: he has to ask us to open the door and go … Continue reading September 23, 2018


September 16, 2018

Reading Exodus 20:1-6; Psalm 135:15-17; Isaiah 44:12-20 (NRSV) As I step onto an airplane for another commercial flight, I am in awe of the machine. This is a massive contraption of metal, textile, and plastic. How can it transport hundreds of people through the air for thousands of miles? How did the people who built … Continue reading September 16, 2018