February 12, 2017

Reading Hosea 11:1-11 (NRSV) In the book of Hosea, God comes to the prophet to demonstrate faithful love despite the unfaithfulness of the people. What do we know about this prophet? In today's reading, all the words are God's words. The words reveal no background about the prophet; they say nothing about Hosea. Or do … Continue reading February 12, 2017


August 4, 2013

Reading Hosea 11:1-11; Luke 12:13-21 (NRSV) Today‚Äôs reading from Luke opens with a family dispute about inheritance. Who gets the quilt that Great-Aunt Sally made, or the stamps Dad collected that might be valuable? Jesus warns us that arguments, jealousy, and greed over possessions can turn our focus away from more important legacies. In the … Continue reading August 4, 2013