March 25, 2018

Reading Mark 11: 1-11 (NRSV) “Hosanna! Blessed is the one who comes in the name of the Lord!” Today is Palm Sunday, the day we celebrate the triumphal entry of Jesus into Jerusalem. What made it triumphal? Was it because Jesus predicted what the disciples would see when finding the colt? Probably not. It was … Continue reading March 25, 2018

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March 18, 2018

Reading Mark 8: 22-26 (NRSV) For all of you who have perfectionist tendencies: take note. Even Jesus needed to try twice sometimes before getting it right. In today’s reading, Jesus leads the blind man away from the crowds before touching his eyes. The blind man looks, but says he sees people “like trees walking”. So … Continue reading March 18, 2018