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Poetry as a spiritual practice │ new postings every Wednesday Easter Sunday Year C readings: Acts 10:34-43 or Isaiah 65:17-25 Psalm 118:1-2, 14-24 1 Corinthians 15:19-26 or Acts 10:34-43 John 20:1-18 or Luke 24:1-12 The Ballad of the Sheaf of Corn … Continue reading

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Sunday of the Passion: Palm Sunday Year C readings: Isaiah 50:4-9a Psalm 31:9-16 Philippians 2:5-11 Luke 22:14 – 23:56 or Luke 23:1-49 Rescue Me My times are in your hand, O Lord.Whenever my actions come to naughtand I feel as … Continue reading

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Fifth Sunday in Lent Year C readings: Isaiah 43:16-21 Psalm 126 Philippians 3:4b-14 John 12:1-8 You Do Not Always Have Me The flowing lake is always filling,but is never full.Once there was a true sense of fullnessof which all that … Continue reading

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Fourth Sunday in Lent Year C readings: Joshua 5:9-12 Psalm 32 2 Corinthians 5:16-21 Luke 15:1-3, 11b-32 Jealousy Your father’s love is certain. This you know. All that is his is yours. You know it’s true. If you are safe … Continue reading

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Third Sunday in Lent Year C readings: Exodus 3:1-15 Psalm 63:1-8 1 Corinthians 10:1-13 Luke 13:1-19 The Parable of the Barren Fig Tree In nature’s design, the rule of life is clear.The useful thrive, advancing from age to age.They manage … Continue reading

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Second Sunday in Lent Year C readings: Genesis 15:1-12, 17-18 Psalm 27 Philippians 3:17-4:1 Luke 13:31-35 Unrequited Love I admired a worldly womanwith children in her loving care.I made my plea for love;rejection was swift and sure I wanted to … Continue reading

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First Sunday in Lent Year C readings: Deuteronomy 26:1-11 Psalm 91:1-2, 9-16 Romans 10:8b-13 Luke 4:1-13 Grace for All The prophets Isaiah and Joel assure us that the matter of Law and achievement is flawed. Zeal for the Law of … Continue reading

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Last Sunday After Epiphany Year C readings: Exodus 34:29-35 Psalm 99 2 Corinthians 3:12-4:2 Luke 9:28-36 Stay Awake! Jesus is on a high mountain, deep in prayer. Simon Peter and the brothers James and John are on the edge of … Continue reading

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Seventh Sunday After Epiphany Year C readings: Genesis 45:3-11, 15 Psalm 37:1-12, 41-42 1 Corinthians 15:35-38, 42-50 Luke 6:27-38 The Good Life Put on the armor of gentleness. Defend yourself with gentleness; stand your ground. Attack with gentleness; confound your … Continue reading

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