Monthly Archives: August 2013

Eighteen Years!

August 25, 2013 Cycle C 14th Sunday of Pentecost Isaiah 43:1-7 Psalm 71:1-6 Hebrews 12:18-29 *Luke 13:6-17 Eighteen years struggling to make a life out of suffering! It’s staggering to reflect on just how much time this woman spent bent … Continue reading

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Get Fired Up or “You’re fired!”

August 18, 2013 13th Sunday of Pentecost, Cycle C Isaiah 5:1-7 Psalm 80:1-2, 8-19 Hebrews 11:29-12:2 *Luke 12:49-56 Reflecting on Jesus’ words in Luke, “I came to bring fire upon the earth…how I wish it were already kindled” often left … Continue reading

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“Be Not Afraid”

August 11, 2013; Cycle C; 13th Sunday of Pentecost Isaiah 43:1-7; Psalm 50:1-8, 22-23; Hebrews 11:1-3, 8-16; *Luke 12:20-40 What makes you afraid? Fear for me has and is a constant companion from before birth. As adopted twins, my brother … Continue reading

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Guarding Against Greed

August 4, 2013 Cycle C 11th Sunday of Pentecost Hosea 11:1-11 Psalm 107:1-9, 43 Colossians 3:1-11 *Luke 12:13-21 Greed is defined as “excessive or rapacious desire, especially for wealth or possessions.” Jesus warns against this desire by describing the behavior … Continue reading

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