Archive for March 2006

Lent 5: Click here for readingsA couple of lines stand out for me in the Gospel this week. One – the Greeks come to Philip and Andrew to ask to see Jesus. Makes me wonder what we would do when people come asking to see Jesus. Will they find him in church? in us? Second…

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Some fun: Which Princess Bride Character are You?this quiz was made by mysti

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LENT 3 Click Here for the readings for Sunday.Today my friend and I picked up trash along the route where we usually walk. Every Spring, before the vegetation begins to cover the road sides, we take out big black trash bags, gloves, and blaze orange vests to gather the beer cans, plastic bottles, and other…

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LENT 2 – Click here for the Sunday Readings.The Gospel this week talks about denying self and picking up your cross. I found an interesting article by Biblical scholar, Joanna Dewey, about the cultural context for this reading. Unlike our Western individualistic culture, Jesus lived in a world where your identity was tied to your…

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I read this prayer last night and thought it was a perfect followup to the first Sunday of Lent. We pray that someday an arrow will be broken,not in something or in someone,but by each of humankind,to indicate peace, not violence.Someday, oneness with creation,rather than domination over creation,will be the goal to be respected.Someday fearlessness…

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Lent 1 – Click Here for the Bible readings for this week.Sunday we hear the end of the Noah story – God establishing a covenant with humankind. The pictures of Noah, the ark, the pairs of animals and the rainbow have graced many a child’s room and Arky, Arky is an all time favorite church…

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