Easter Sunday Year B 2021 John 20:1-18 Almighty God, who through your only-begotten Son Jesus Christ overcame death and opened to us the gate of everlasting life: Grant that we, who celebrate with joy the day of the Lord’s resurrection, may be raised from the death of sin by your life-giving Spirit; through Jesus ChristContinue reading “Re-Emerging, transformed by our Loving, Lifegiving, Liberating God”
Lent 5 Year B 2021 Jeremiah 31:31-34 Hebrews 5:5-10 John 12:20-33 Psalm 51:1-13 Almighty God, you alone can bring into order the unruly wills and affections of sinners: Grant your people grace to love what you command and desire what you promise; that, among the swift and varied changes of the world, our hearts mayContinue reading ““Take my Hand”- Greeks, Tom Dorsey, and Harriet Tubman all reach out, how will you reach out?”
First Sunday in Lent 2021 Year B Genesis 9:8-17 1 Peter 3:18-22 Mark 1:9-15 Psalm 25:1-9 Almighty God, whose blessed Son was led by the Spirit to be tempted by Satan: Come quickly to help us who are assaulted by many temptations; and, as you know the weaknesses of each of us, let each oneContinue reading “Curiosity, Perseverance, Water and Wilderness- New Life in this Barren Land”
Epiphany 4 Year B 2021 Deuteronomy 18:15-20 1 Corinthians 8:1-13 Mark 1:21-28 Psalm 111 Almighty and everlasting God, you govern all things both in heaven and on earth: Mercifully hear the supplications of your people, and in our time grant us your peace; through Jesus Christ our Lord, who lives and reigns with you andContinue reading “The Dalai Lama, Ousia, and Gold Stars”
Psalm 139, Samuel, Nathanael, Martin Luther King and Julian of Norwich..Listen, Respond, you are called.
Second Sunday after the Epiphany- Year B 2021 1 Samuel 3:1-10(11-20) 1 Corinthians 6:12-20 John 1:43-51 Psalm 139:1-5, 12-17 Almighty God, whose Son our Savior Jesus Christ is the light of the world: Grant that your people, illumined by your Word and Sacraments, may shine with the radiance of Christ’s glory, that he may beContinue reading “Psalm 139, Samuel, Nathanael, Martin Luther King and Julian of Norwich..Listen, Respond, you are called.”
Luke 2:1-14(15-20) O God, you make us glad by the yearly festival of the birth of your only Son Jesus Christ: Grant that we, who joyfully receive him as our Redeemer, may with sure confidence behold him when he comes to be our Judge; who lives and reigns with you and the Holy Spirit, oneContinue reading “The Star of Bethlehem, St Francis, and a Seed of Hope in these times”
Advent 2 Year B 2020 Isaiah 40:1-11 2 Peter 3:8-15a Mark 1:1-8 Psalm 85:1-2, 8-13 Merciful God, who sent your messengers the prophets to preach repentance and prepare the way for our salvation: Give us grace to heed their warnings and forsake our sins, that we may greet with joy the coming of Jesus ChristContinue reading “The Second Sunday of Advent: Practicing Patience and Waiting for Something MORE”
Proper 28 Year A 2020 Judges 4:1-7Psalm 1231 Thessalonians 5:1-11Matthew 25:14-30 Blessed Lord, who caused all holy Scriptures to be written for our learning: Grant us so to hear them, read, mark, learn, and inwardly digest them, that we may embrace and ever hold fast the blessed hope of everlasting life, which you have givenContinue reading “Our Seasons are confused, do you feel like you are in the outer darkness, I have hope for you.”
This past Sunday my watch broke. I found myself carrying my phone around and checking it for the time (isn’t that a statement of our times!?)… I found myself curious about where we were in time, how much longer. And yes, that was on All Saints’ Sunday. As people of faith, we mark time. WeContinue reading “Time….. deep thoughts when your watch breaks”
What is the Greatest Commandment? Mother Teresa, Elizabeth Kubler Ross, Abe Lincoln, and the Presiding Bishop answer!
Proper 25 Year A 2020 Dear Jesus, Flood my soul with Thy spirit and love. POSESS my whole being so utterly that all my life may only be a radiance OF YOU. Shine through me and be so in me that every soul I come in contact with may feel Thy presence in my soul.Continue reading “What is the Greatest Commandment? Mother Teresa, Elizabeth Kubler Ross, Abe Lincoln, and the Presiding Bishop answer!”
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