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Justice & Compassion

My sermon from Sunday at St Paul’s 5pm community. The relevant lectionary readings are Jonah 3:10-4:11 and Matthew 20:1-16. At this service, we practice a shared homily; the homilist brings a few thoughts, and the community is invited to respond to the readings or anything the speaker has said. 769 more words


Generous Deeds

Many people seem to have a reluctance to give money to people who need help. It’s an attitude that bothers me.

Their reasoning usually goes something like this: I don’t know this person. 232 more words


"The Girl at the Mirror" by Norman Rockwell

“There is something about this girl, this girl whose arms are held close and whose hands are curled inward like the petals of a flower.  She is somewhere between bud and blossom.  405 more words

Treasure Principle (Part 2)

Matthew 13:44

Yesterday we looked at how He exchanged temporary loss in order to accomplish eternal gains. Incredible! Expressed succinctly, here is what the Lord has made more clearly than ever before to me: 297 more words

1-Know God

Returning generosity for generosity: A homily for the 25th Sunday in Ordinary Time

25th Sunday in Ordinary Time. September 21st 2014.
Is 55:6-9; Phil 1:20-24,27; Mt 20:1-16

Returning generosity for generosity

“You too, go into my vineyard and I will give you what is just.” 1,238 more words

The Root of All Evil Can Be the Root of All Good

As I grew up I came to believe that

money was evil

but before evil destroyed my view of money I believed differently.

It didn’t bother me that I had holes in my shoes where my big toe stuck out. 389 more words

2 Ways Your Family Can Make an Difference

We all want to make a difference, right? We want to live our lives in such a way that the world is not the same when we left as it was when we came. 300 more words