I know it may come as a surprise for some of you, to hear me ask: “Is there room for conservatism in America?” But on personal levels, national levels, and global levels we could learn to slow down, to consider the ramifications of our actions.
15 years after the events of 9/11 we hear the prophet Jeremiah say: “The whole land will be a desolation; yet I will not make a full end.” We ask, with those at Standing Rock: “What could be next?”
Today’s readings center around a search for peace. Jesus, and his disciples are just looking for a little peace. They’re trying to get away on a trip. If any of you need some theological justification for your summer vacation, here it is, Mark chapter six. Jesus says, “everybody needs a break.” The letter to theContinue reading “Seeking Peace, Seeking Shalom”