Tag Archives: context

One, two, Buckle my shoe… Three, four, Open the door… Five, six, Pick up sticks

Jeremiah 35:18 But to the house of the Rechabites Jeremiah said: Thus says the Lord of hosts, the God of Israel: Because you have obeyed the command of your ancestor Jonadab, and kept all his precepts, and done all that he commanded … Continue reading

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Lest we forget our Lord, God

Psalm 50 11 I know all the birds of the air,* and all that moves in the field is mine. The first verses of Psalm 50 attest to the all-knowing, sovereign God.  The litany of what God knows, what God … Continue reading

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Today’s headlines, today’s Word

I begin my days in God’s Word.  Though I retrieve the morning newspaper to read at some point ( I still prefer printed vs electronic versions), I no longer allow my eyes to glance the headlines before getting to a … Continue reading

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Remove your sandals

Joshua 5:14…And Joshua fell on his face to the earth and worshipped, and he said to him, ‘What do you command your servant, my lord?’ 15The commander of the army of the Lord said to Joshua, ‘Remove the sandals from your feet, for … Continue reading

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This is a compression posture, people!

Galatians 5:14For the whole law is summed up in a single commandment, ‘You shall love your neighbour as yourself.’ These words from Paul are really so very beautiful, so encouraging.  Love one another.  Do all things in and through love.  … Continue reading

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Even the gift horse needs training…

Ephesians 4:14 We must no longer be children, tossed to and fro and blown about by every wind of doctrine, by people’s trickery, by their craftiness in deceitful scheming. 15 But speaking the truth in love, we must grow up in every … Continue reading

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Who am I?

Lectionary Readings:  AM Psalm 97, 98; Proverbs 8:22-30; John 13:20-35 PM: Psalm 145; Isaiah 44:1-8; 1 John 5:1-12 Victor Hugo’s epic novel, Les Miserables first published in 1862 quickly and deservedly became a must-read for any student of literature and … Continue reading

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Made in God’s image inside and out

Today’s post is a re-post – one I wrote earlier this year but didn’t publish here on this blog. It was written before I began to edit my reflections to shorten- so I apologize for the length and rambling nature … Continue reading

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Pursuing Happiness?

For the eternal, life giving breath of the Psalter to speak into our lives revealing God and God’s will, when I bump into one of these Ascent Psalms, I am reminded of how particular, contextual and located the Psalter can … Continue reading

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