March 3, 2019

Reading 2 Corinthians 3: 12-4: 2 (NRSV) My seven-year-old grandson was playing: he put a crocheted blanket over his head and walked around, veiled. His three-year-old sister shrieked and ran from him. Removing the blanket, the older one said, "See, here I am. It's ok." Today's reading talks about removing the veil that hid God's … Continue reading March 3, 2019

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January 13, 2019

Reading Nehemiah 1: 1-10, Jeremiah 29: 11 (NRSV) Our 3-year-old granddaughter clearly says over the phone, "How are you doing today?" Sometimes we struggle to interpret her speech, still missing a few "s", "f", and "l" consonants. But her greeting is clear. She asks how we are doing. That's what Nehemiah asks the travelers from … Continue reading January 13, 2019