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Heart of the Tempest

The First Readings this week have been mostly from Job, a book from the Hebrew Scriptures. In Chapter 38 today, the Lord is answering Job from the heart of the tempest. What a beautiful phrase and image! The Lord puts … Continue reading

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A Time to Be Grumpy

For everything there is a season….so says the First Reading today. I think I have entered a new emotional season. I have been here for some time but I have been trying to push through, to carry on as if … Continue reading

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Do Not Trouble Yourself

The crowds in today’s Gospel are told by Jesus that he has never seen such faith as the centurion’s who knew that Jesus did not have to be physically present to carry out the deed that must be done–the healing … Continue reading

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Greener Grass

Today’s Readings make me wonder if we think the grass is always greener on the other side of the fence, instead of loving the yard we live in. Paul encourages us in 1 Corinthians 7 to lead the life that … Continue reading

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Terms of Peace

The readings today are on some level about building peaceful relationships–with yourself, the people you are with on the journey, your coworkers, your possessions, and the Holy One. The First Reading from Wisdom asks who can learn the counsel of … Continue reading

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Going Through Grainfields

Jesus is going through the grainfields on the Sabbath with his disciples, and eating some of the heads of grain. Luke 6 says that the Pharisees are upset by them breaking the law of the Sabbath to which Jesus responds … Continue reading

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God’s Field

I had an early start to my day, as I caught a plane at 6:00. I slept during the flight for a bit and then pulled out my morning devotionals. The new collects seem wordy to me and I sometimes … Continue reading

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