Wednesday, July 8
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Pharisees v. Jesus

Christianity, Healthcare, Lenten Journey Participants, Politics, Religion, Scripture, Spirituality, Theology
pharisee while the pharisees smoke cigars and drink appletinis in the oval office amma is saying goodbye to her children please don't be bitter that i have gone. it's not the doctor's fault. take care of each other. you are all you have. know that i love you. I will always be with you. be good citizens. i will see you again. above all, love each other. the pharisees laugh at the joke. Lenten Reflection Jesus spoke to the crowds and to his disciples, saying, "The scribes and the Pharisees have taken their seat on the chair of Moses. Therefore, do and observe all things whatsoever they tell you, but do not follow their example. For they preach but they do not practice. They tie up heavy burdens hard to carry and lay them on people's shoulders, but they will not lift a finger to move t...

Theology of Abundance and Enough

Christianity, Discernment, Lenten Journey Participants, Luke, Religion, Scripture, Spirituality, Theology
There was this fancy pants waiter who would pour water by holding and moving the pitcher up and down in a fascinating and enchanting process. She had mad skills. Nobody ever got drenched with the living water unless they did something stupid. Lenten Reflection Jesus said to his disciples: "Be merciful, just as your Father is merciful. "Stop judging and you will not be judged. Stop condemning and you will not be condemned. Forgive and you will be forgiven. Give and gifts will be given to you; a good measure, packed together, shaken down, and overflowing, will be poured into your lap. For the measure with which you measure will in return be measured out to you." -Luke 6:36-38 Thoughts It is wonderful to think of the idea of grace overflowing.  Drenching us with her love.  It is like t...

Indescribable

Christianity, Lenten Journey Participants, Luke, Scripture, Spirituality
Lenten Reflection Jesus took Peter, John, and James and went up the mountain to pray. While he was praying his face changed in appearance and his clothing became dazzling white. And behold, two men were conversing with him, Moses and Elijah, who appeared in glory and spoke of his exodus that he was going to accomplish in Jerusalem. Luke 9:28-31 Thoughts Indescribable.  How do we talk about the things that seem indescribable?  I have seen people transfigured.  Arriana and Meredith who glowed throughout their nearly impossible pregnancies.  John and Christine who are newly married and transformed with love for one another.  The women who leave Kairos Outside and are floating away rather than the heavily burdened steps they took when they arrived.  Indescribable.  I do not have words adequat...