January 22, 2017

Reading Genesis 5: 1-2, 18-24 (NRSV) I participated in my first demonstration or protest march this week. I joined thousands of other people; I did not carry a sign, chant slogans, or veer from the permitted route. I just walked. I wonder if my walking made any difference? Today’s reading hints that walking might make … Continue reading January 22, 2017

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September 27, 2015

Reading Genesis 12:1-4 (NRSV) What does it take to change lives? From today’s reading, it seems to take active participation. God has the power to change the life of Abram. God could have struck Abram with a lightning bolt or gently carried him to a new land. Instead, God asks Abram to participate: “Go from … Continue reading September 27, 2015