Monthly Archives: August 2012

Proper 16b, 2012; On being fully dressed

John 6:56-69 Words matter.  At or around the birth of a baby we hear, “it’s a girl; it’s a boy;” and these are words, not only of paint colors and wardrobe choices, but of joy and heritage and family.  When … Continue reading

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Ophelia; a homily

I can’t quite imagine how to be 95 years old, although I think that Ophelia Lutrell gave us a good example of how it’s done.  Not a single person over these last few years has said that Ophelia was anything … Continue reading

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Proper 14b, 2012: Living Bread

John 6:35, 41-51 All of these gospel readings about food and about bread are making me hungry … Oh. Maybe John is trying to make us hungry.  Not hungry for food, physical bread and wine that we serve on our … Continue reading

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Proper 13B, 2012: On believing

John 6:24-35 Last week Jesus fed a crowd of over 5000 people on a young boy’s offering of 5 loaves of bread and two fish… and there was more food left over than there was at the time of the … Continue reading

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