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Poem For The Sunday Lectionary (Epiphany 4, Yr B)

THE UNCLEAN SPIRIT CHALLENGES JESUS
(Mark 1: 21-28)

Have you come to destroy us, Holy One?
We’ve had our way so long upon this earth, 108 more words

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Poem For The Sunday Lectionary (Epiphany 3, Yr B)

MENDING THEIR NETS
(Mark 1: 14-20)

It is a day that could be like any other.

The water is calm in the morning light… 286 more words

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From Whom Every Tribe in Heaven and On Earth Takes Its Name

I’ve been looking for this line forever, but it is no wonder that I couldn’t find it, I remembered it wrong, or I was using a different translation. 302 more words

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Poem For The Sunday Lectionary (Epiphany 2, Yr B)

THE ONE WHOSE HEART IS SEARCHING
(I Samuel 3: 1-10; John 1: 43-51)

Samuel on his bed beside the lamp,
its flame describing in slow pulses… 226 more words

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Poem For The Sunday Lectionary (Baptism Of Jesus, Yr. B)

AND THE HEAVENS WERE OPENED
(Mark 1: 4-11)

See the wings shine.

The wings are the bright colour
of the morning of that first day… 209 more words

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A Prayer for the Innocents

Today the church remembers King Herod’s slaughter of all infant boys in his territory to put to rest these rumors of a newborn king of the Jews. 88 more words

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Poem For The Sunday Lectionary (Sunday of The Epiphany, Yr B)

THE STAR SIGNAL
(Matthew 2: 1-12)

Not every journey toward the Christ
starts like the magi’s in darkness,
but there might come
a time when, in the empty hours… 237 more words

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