Monthly Archives: January 2016

How to Strengthen a Guilty Soul

Nehemiah 8:1-3, 5-6, 8-10: All the people of Israel gathered together into the square before the Water Gate. They told the scribe Ezra to bring the book of the law of Moses, which the Lord had given to Israel. Accordingly, the priest … Continue reading

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A New Name for New Year

  One of this week’s passages, Isaiah 62:1-5, contains this promise: “You shall be called by a new name that the mouth of the Lord will give.” It reminded me of chapter four in my book, Ten Promises Carved in … Continue reading

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Epiphany!

In the time of King Herod, after Jesus was born in Bethlehem of Judea, wise men from the East came to Jerusalem, asking, “Where is the child who has been born king of the Jews? For we observed his star … Continue reading

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Images

  “Fast away the old year passes…” The older one gets, the faster the seasons turn, until they’re nothing but a blur. Since I began following the liturgical calendar, I have become even more aware of this in a way; … Continue reading

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