Ceasefire Pentecost 3; Luke 9:51-62 He had no truck with hatred’s tit-for-tat. His face was set towards Jerusalem: Samaritans rejected him for that. The brothers wanted fire called down on them. They’d answer coldness with destructive heat, but he rebuked them, simply went elsewhere, no honour lost, no shame for humble feet. Forget reprisals, hisContinue reading “Ceasefire”
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Remembered Words Easter 6; John 14:23-29 I wonder, if I saw the end in sight, what words of comfort, stretching like a rope across the threat of absence, would hold tight the truth that helps us walk the slippery slope? At that Last Supper, Jesus knew the plight that day would bring. He tried toContinue reading “Remembered Words”
Who then is this?
Who then is this? Pentecost 4, Mark 4:35-41 “Who then is this?” we ask. Do winds and waves obey a being set apart with words we dare not say, not even when we pray? “Who then is this?” we ask. A man so spent and worn he cannot help but sleep, although the skies areContinue reading “Who then is this?”