Monthly Archives: June 2012

Proper 8B 2012: The hem of His garment

Mark is artfully weaving us through a series of healings.  Jesus calms the sea, thereby putting boundaries around chaos.  Then Jesus confronts the Gerasene demoniac – a man possessed with many demons – in a graveyard.  Even in a place … Continue reading

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Knitting again …

I have picked up my knitting needles again, and am finishing this wrap made with Bernat bamboo yarn. Ahh, relaxation!

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Proper 7B: Wake up, Jesus!

Gospel reading:  Mark 4:31-35 Homiletically, this is a straightforward Sunday.  The disciples are in a boat.  Seasoned fishermen, they are used to storms at sea.  But there is something different about this storm.  It is a huge storm, and the … Continue reading

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Proper 6 2012: Seeds, truth, and choice

Mark 4:26-34 We are just beginning to walk into this season beyond Pentecost, a season in liturgy marked by green altar hangings, a season of gospel parables, these difficult illustrative stories that leave us, if nothing else, with mystery.  We … Continue reading

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Living within the truth of the Gospel

A meditation on living within the truth of the Gospel The truth of the gospel unfolds in very human ways. There is a priest who is criticized for black shoes and socks not worn in altar, holy space. Her choices … Continue reading

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