Archive for March 2013

EASTER

Notes for Easter: Readings are here. Garden – early morning – before sunrise – gray dark matching the feelings in her heart and mindAll hope dashed – goneIt is like that time when you felt it was the end of hope –the turning away or betrayal by someone you thought was a friend, the diagnosis…

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Annunciation

A poem for when the annunciation and the passion fall in the same week: THE ANNUNCIATION AND PASSION.by John Donne TAMELY, frail body, abstain to-day ; to-dayMy soul eats twice, Christ hither and away. She sees Him man, so like God made in this,That of them both a circle emblem is,Whose first and last concur…

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Power which feels like powerlessness

by Richard Rohr The supreme irony of the whole crucifixion scene is this: he who was everything had everything taken away from him. He who was seemingly “perfect” (Hebrews 1:3, 5:9) was totally misjudged as “sin” itself (Romans 8:3-4). How can we be that mistaken? The crucified Jesus forever reveals to us how wrong both…

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3 Lent

Readings are here. Thoughts toward Sunday: Theme might be “wake up” “pay attention” Moses has run away from Egypt and his people’s troubles. He’s now married and tending sheep – a long way from being raised almost as a son in Pharaoh’s palace. Perhaps the company of sheep, caring for their well being reminds him…

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