Monthly Archives: October 2015

Restored Fortunes

This week’s lectionary passages are all about restoration: “The Lord has saved me from all my troubles,” Ps. 34:6; “Those who go out weeping, carrying the seed, will come again with joy, shouldering their sheaves,” Ps. 126:7; and so on. … Continue reading

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The Creation Story before the Creation Story

Psalm 104:1-9, 25, 37b  I don’t remember when it was, but I remember how I felt. I was reading this psalm one day, trying to imagine it, to create pictures in my mind…  Bless the LORD, O my soul; O … Continue reading

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Riches v. Riches

Based on Mark 10:17ff I arranged my travel bag more comfortably. All around me, the others were picking up staffs, arranging mantles, and stuffing last items into bags. Jesus would head out any minute, and I wanted to be right … Continue reading

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