April 14, 2019

Reading Luke 19:28-40 (NRSV) “…praise God joyfully with a loud voice….” Exuberant bird songs modeled these words for me early this morning. Do the birds sing to thank God for another glorious morning? Perhaps not consciously. But hearing the dawn chorus reminds me to give praise for God’s amazing creation. When have you last praised God … Continue reading April 14, 2019

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February 17, 2019

Reading Luke 6: 17-26 (NRSV) Crowds came to hear Jesus and be healed. They all tried to touch him; perhaps they were asking, "What about me?" Jesus addresses everyone. To those who wonder if God cares, Jesus says: Blessed are the poor....the hungry...those who weep. God's blessings include inheritance in God's kingdom, fulfillment, laughter. Jesus … Continue reading February 17, 2019