January 28, 2018

Reading 2 Samuel 13: 10-20 (NRSV) O, God, hear our cry! In today's reading, a brother betrays the trust of his sister. He does not listen to her: he forces her. He rapes her. She cries aloud. But another brother tells her to keep quiet. Fast forward to today. A physician systematically betrays the trust … Continue reading January 28, 2018

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September 17, 2017

Reading 2 Samuel 6: 1-5, 14-15 (NRSV) In today’s reading we enter a scene in David's story. David has just become king of ancient Israel and Judah so the ark of God must be carried toward the new capital, Jerusalem. Wherever the ark of God is, that is where people worship, even when the ark … Continue reading September 17, 2017