November 13, 2016

Reading Habakkuk 1:1-5, 3:17-18 (NRSV) A story about my father-in-law could be a parable for our time. The family was at a lake. A windstorm ripped the covered fishing dock from its mooring. When the storm was over, the dock was free-floating at the other side of the lake's inlet. Many people pulled with their … Continue reading November 13, 2016

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August 23, 2015

Reading Habakkuk 1:2-4 (NRSV) In today's reading, God's prophet cries out against violence and injustice. Although written over 2000 years ago, the problem persists. We only have to see the news to say: "Destruction and violence are before me; strife and contention arise." Like the prophet, we ask God, "Why do you make me see … Continue reading August 23, 2015