The tell tale sign that someone has brushed up against God’s awesome presence is often this: They now walk with a spiritual limp.
In his cry of desperation tinged with fear, pain and even some anger, Jesus gave us all permission to express our deepest feelings before God.
LECTIONARY REFLECTION | PROPER 20 | Jeremiah 8:18-9:1 We are really good at cherry-picking inspirational Bible verses, yanking them out of context, and printing them on t-shirts and those inspiring “Daily Verse Calendars.” While I’m all for a daily pick-me-up, this tendency also has a downside to consider. The […]
As I was reading scripture the other day I made 2 observations – 1) strong, emotional words are often used in scripture and 2) that I have almost completely removed strong emotions from my practice of Christianity and made it an intellectual pursuit. For as long as I […]