September 9, 2018

Reading Mark 10: 13-16 (NRSV) "Let the little children come to me...for it is to such as these that the kingdom of God belongs." Today's reading says that Jesus took the children in his arms and blessed them. How do you picture this scene? Does Jesus have long hair, a beard, and flowing robes? Are … Continue reading September 9, 2018

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July 22, 2018

Reading Mark 6: 30-33, 53-56 (NRSV) Wherever Jesus goes, people recognize him. Just touching his cloak provides a miracle. Everyone wants healing. Jesus could work 24/7 and still not reach them all. Commissioning the apostles to do some of the work helps; they gather around to tell all they accomplished. But more people hurry to … Continue reading July 22, 2018