Small things with great love may be a healthier distillation of Advent than the narrative our world offers, asking us to muscle the best holiday we can. Small things with great love could certainly be a tag line for John the Baptizer.
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Prophetic Words Tell Difficult Truths
God of the Exiles, when we find ourselves in strange times, in strange lands, remember us. Help us to sing your songs. Amen There’s an old spiritual that comes from an old psalm. The words and music set the stage for today’s reading from Jeremiah well. I’m sure you know it: “By the waters ofContinue reading “Prophetic Words Tell Difficult Truths”
Prophetic Words Will Never Fall to the Ground: Remembering Dr. King
Until Dr. King’s “Revolution of Human Rights” is complete, we live in hope, and we listen for a vision, even in a time when visions are rare. Keep dreaming. Keep working. Keep moving forward. We shall overcome.
What could be next?
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?”