December 24, 2017

Reading Isaiah 9:2, 6-7 (NRSV) Wonderful Counselor! Mighty God! Everlasting Father! Prince of Peace! Today's reading brings tears to my eyes. What amazing images: people walking in darkness, seeing a great light; a newborn given authority with powerful names; authority established with justice and righteousness. The tears are for the brilliance of the possibility, and … Continue reading December 24, 2017

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December 18, 2016

Reading Psalm 85:8-13 (NRSV) In today's reading, the psalmist says, "Let me hear what God will speak". The psalmist says that God will speak peace to God's people. Not only that, but God's salvation is at hand; steadfast love and faithfulness will meet; righteousness and peace will greet each other, and God will give what … Continue reading December 18, 2016