Archive for March 2009

A prayer for our library…

Here is the prayer I composed for the blessing of our local library. In 1909 the original Carnegie was built here in Lander – a big stone edifice like you see in many Western small towns. Today in 2009 we dedicated an addition and remodel of the old. Odd fact- the current mayor grew up…

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4 Lent

Readings are here. This week’s lessons seem to have a theme of being raised up for healing. In the wilderness Moses holds up the image of a snake to heal those who have been bitten by poisonous snakes. The letter to the Ephesians says: God, who is rich in mercy, out of the great love…

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3 Lent

Readings are here here. This week we have the 10 commandments, Paul wondering about wisdom, and Jesus clearing out the temple courtyards. The collect prays “Keep us both outwardly in our bodies and inwardly in our souls, that we may be defended from all adversities which may happen to the body, and from all evil…

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2 Lent

Readings are here. Paul makes me laugh sometimes when I read his letters. This line from this week is an example: He did not weaken in faith when he considered his own body, which was already as good as dead (for he was about a hundred years old), or when he considered the barrenness of…

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