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Called by Name

I’ve always loved this story. Imagine, being a hated tax collector, and probably taking your cut. Imagine, a famous person coming to town, and being short, you climb a tree so you can see him pass by. 294 more words


Poem For The Sunday Lectionary (Advent 1, Yr B)

(Mark 13: 24-37)

From the fig tree learn this lesson:
budding leaves say summer’s near,
sign of joy in time of dryness, 265 more words

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Poem For The Sunday Lectionary (Christ The King)

(Matthew 25: 31-46)

The jittering snow flakes chase one another
in flight from the knuckles of wind

that sway the abandoned branches of trees… 256 more words

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Poem For The Sunday Lectionary (Pentecost +23)

(Matthew 25: 14-30)

It could be me, standing there with the spade,
the crate of money beside me on the ground, 219 more words

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22nd Sunday After Pentecost, November 9, 2014

Twenty-second Sunday after Pentecost (Year A)

Scripture Readings*: Joshua 24:1-3a, 14-25, Psalm 78:1-7, I Thessalonians 4:13-18, Matthew 25:1-13

Joshua 24:1-3a, 14-25

Living in a multi-cultural world has many influences. 565 more words

Year A

Poem For The Sunday Lectionary (Pentecost +21)

(Joshua 3: 7-17)

Take the covenant with you into the river –
the boundary river, the risky river between
future and past, between fear and hope, 188 more words

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Faithful Friends

Today’s reading in the Lectionary is from Sirach, one of the books of the Apocrypha, and features wisdom on faithful friends. I especially love “let your advisors be one in a thousand.” I have been greatly blessed to have found a few of those, and they stick with you for a lifetime. 206 more words

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