Tag Archives: love

Season of discontent is just a season

Job 40:7 ‘Gird up your loins like a man; I will question you, and you declare to me. 8 Will you even put me in the wrong? Will you condemn me that you may be justified? Now, granted, this is … Continue reading

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God is my co-pilot

The readings this morning had me on all sorts of bunny trails and I am glad to see that readers will dip back into Judges for the conclusion of The Song of Deborah so that I may share some of … Continue reading

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There’ll be days like this

This week’s lectionary readings begin in the Psalter with two more Davidic psalms (56, 57) which can – don’t have to – but can launch the day’s readings into the personal vs communal experience sphere.  And given that I have resided there of … 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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Letting E-go…letting God

 Lk 11:21When a strong man, fully armed, guards his castle, his property is safe. 22But when one stronger than he attacks him and overpowers him, he takes away his armour in which he trusted and divides his plunder. 23Whoever is not with … Continue reading

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Let go. Let God. God’s time…

Amongst many other things, today’s passage from Daniel reminds a contemporary Christian about God’s time.  All in God’s time. I thought of a county song (shared here, but be warned it is country with a capital twangy “C”) which proclaims … Continue reading

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…the Father is in me and I am in the Father

38But if I do them, even though you do not believe me, believe the works, so that you may know and understand* that the Father is in me and I am in the Father.’ (John 10) Richard Rohr,  a Franciscan … Continue reading

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Do you hear what I hear?

I hear the Holy Spirit in so many popular song lyrics – all genres, too…not just gospel or praise or hymns or so-called “Christian” music, though there, too. No, I hear the Holy Spirit so often in what are popularly … Continue reading

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Ah, Peanuts…

 

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