I love the word Selah, the untranslatable cry to God. We have guesses, but we don’t know exactly what it means For me it translates into the prayer that we don’t know how to pray Selah Its the cry out on Maundy Thursday when Jesus is worried about something that we cannot yet conceive, Selah The … Continue reading
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April 3 Vision Katy Stenta Luke 18:35-43 “Jesus, Son of David, have mercy on me.” Shush, says the crowd, big quiet, do not talk. This blind man, who couldn’t see Jesus, yet knew he was there. Jesus is on his way to certain death, making the final journey to Jerusalem. “Jesus, Son of David, have … Continue reading
Genesis 12:1-4 I was able to take a pilgrimage to Israel in Seminary and meet Archbishop of Jerusalem Father Elias Chacour, who was doing work to build schools to education Jews, Muslims & Christians together to sow peace. Father Chacour said that “blessing” has a very active meaning in his (and Jesus’s) native tongue … Continue reading
The righteous and the righteousness all dripping with Goddroplets. Continue reading
Matthew 4:1-11 If you are….. Jesus is in the wilderness and gets into a double-dog-dare fight with the tempter, the devil . The devil tries to erase, silence and ignore Jesus’ true identity. Because that is what the devil does! The devil isolates Jesus and then systematically tells him, he lacks identity (Madeline L’engle calls this … Continue reading
Truth is my weapon of choice. When meeting with adversity and evil. When facing down the human machinations that we call politics, when dealing with the perniciousness of gossip, when hearing a criticism that burns my soul….I choose truth Continue reading
water, food, shelter, medical care, clothing, treating each other as human beings
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What is the length of a day? Some days pound on me, relentless, some days never let me go. http://bible.oremus.org/?passage=Deuteronomy+30 The length of days–heaven and earth are called to witness–will count. When we choose life our time counts even moreso. Before I had children I would strive to be on time for everything. My parents … Continue reading
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