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Evermore

Evermore

Evermore Lectionary 22 September 2019 15th Sunday After Pentecost Jeremiah 8:18-9:1 Psalm 113 1 Timothy 2:1-7 Luke 16:1-13 Text to Life Okay, this is just wrong. Wrong and weird. There are now “Botox” ads online specifically geared towards women, and men, in their...
Watch Your Tone

Watch Your Tone

Watch Your ToneLectionary15 September 201914th Sunday After PentecostJeremiah 4:11-12, 22-28Psalm 141 Timothy 1:12-17Luke 15:1-10Text to LifeIf you’ve ever played a musical instrument or sang in a choir, you are probably familiar with a “tuning fork.” The pitch...
A Messiah and a Metaphor

A Messiah and a Metaphor

A Messiah and a MetaphorLectionary8 September 201913th Sunday After PentecostJeremiah 18:1-11Psalm 139: 1-6, 13-18Philemon 1:1-21Luke 14:25-33 Text to Life The other day the phone suddenly gave off a terrible alarm bell, one of those “in the event of an emergency”...
True Hospitality

True Hospitality

True HospitalityLectionary1 September 201912th Sunday After PentecostStartText to LifeIt is almost Labor Day. Can you believe it? Where has the summer gone? Labor Day is unlike other “holidays” because it is both a celebration and a sadness. On the one hand it is a...
Mt Zion’s “Yes!”

Mt Zion’s “Yes!”

Mt. Zion’s “Yes!” Lectionary25 August 201911th Sunday After PentecostJeremiah 1:4-10Psalm 71:1-6Hebrews 12:18-29Luke 13:10-17Text to LifeIt is getting to be the time for the “turning over of the closets” and the “changing of the guard.” You know, time for shorts,...
Barking Dogs and Semiotics 101

Barking Dogs and Semiotics 101

Barking Dogs and Semiotics 101Lectionary18 August 201910th Sunday After PentecostIsaiah 5:1-7Psalm 79:1-2, 8-19Hebrews 11:29-12:2Luke 12:49-56Text to LifeIn 1814 The Rev. Thomas Hopkins Gallaudet, a minister in Hartford, Connecticut discovered that the young daughter...