Haiku inspired by the Lenten Journey reading of 1 John 1:3-10
If light is good, is dark bad? I don’t think so! What do we need to enter the darkness? And headlines from the daily crucifixion.
What do we do when we are confronted with the unforgivable? A grammarian’s guide to forgiveness.
I don’t really understand church sometimes. And church traditions. Here, we have a clear story from Jesus followed by ‘I have given you a model, you should do this!” And yet, many of our churches disregard the foot washing. Shouldn’t it be a sacrament?
Did Jesus really say that it was all about him?
I am having a profoundly disturbing morning. Finding that peaceful sanctuary within or without is very difficult. My mind keeps wanting to push it away to protect my heart. As an ENFJ, a feeler, it isn’t truly learned until I have felt it. Intellectual pursuit only takes me so far, there is no integration without my feelings involved…grace just keeps leading me further home. Ugh.
The Theology of the Power Rangers and King David. Lenten Study continues on in community.
Lenten Reflection: Mary said, “Behold, I am the handmaid of the Lord. May it be done to me according to your word.” Then the angel departed from her. -From Luke 1:26-38 Response Back in the day when I first started the ordination process, we looked at stories of call and response in the Bible. Where…
Lenten Reflection dedicated to healthcare in America. God provided for the children of Israel. God did not say, “well, get a job and earn money so you can have food.” Carried to the extreme, this story becomes one of socialism where food and water is shared with everyone regardless of their ability to provide compensation for the food and water.
Poetry written this morning as I was cracked open wondering about social justice, the church, history of icky issues and prefiguring what will happen. And ultimately, where will I stand. I haven’t decided yet if I am satisfied with it, so y’all can let me know.