January 24, 2016

Reading Luke 4:14-22 (NRSV) In today’s reading Jesus begins his public ministry by teaching in the places of worship. And all the people praise his teaching. All speak well of him. I’m envious. I am a teacher. Not all people praise my teaching. I gave some demonstrations for new students recently. I thought it went … Continue reading January 24, 2016

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December 6, 2015

Reading Luke 1:68-70, 76-79 (NRSV) “Advent is about waiting, it is about patience, it is about expectations of things to come.”* How much of our lives do we spend waiting? At the beginning of this school semester, I waited anxiously for October because my calendar looked like it would open up then. In October, I … Continue reading December 6, 2015