June 16, 2019

Reading Psalm 8 (NRSV) O God, how majestic is your name! Who are we that you care for us? A documentary dramatically depicted explosive interactions of rock and gas that resulted in a unique planet. Our earth orbits in the Goldilocks zone around the sun; rotation gives us a 24 hour day; a tilted axis … Continue reading June 16, 2019

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November 4, 2018

Reading Mark 12:38-44, Psalm 146 (NRSV) In election season, it is tempting to latch onto one or more favorite candidates. He or she will solve all our problems! We can trust this one so much more than the opposition! Or maybe we think this one deserves our vote because the media or digital marketplace gives … Continue reading November 4, 2018

Advent 2016: December 8

This devotion was written for my church's daily Advent devotional book. Reading Psalm 30: 5b, 11-12 (NRSV) The media bombards us with bad news: bickering politicians, natural disasters, fighting, refugees far from home, grieving loved ones. I recently got overwhelmed with despair for this broken world. But then I went to choir practice, where we … Continue reading Advent 2016: December 8