God only knows. The End.

Today’s Readings for the Daily Office Psalm 41, 52 (Morning) Psalm 44 (Evening) Zech. 1:7-17 Rev. 3:7-13 Matt. 24:15-31   Obstacles Zechariah, Matthew and John all harmonize today on the theme of The End. Matthew most memorably admonishes, “there will be great suffering, such as has not been from the

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A Song of Quiet Trust

Today’s Readings for the Daily Office Psalm 131, 132, [133] (Morning) Psalm 134, 135 (Evening) Zeph. 3:1-13 1 Pet. 2:11-25 Matt. 20:1-16 A Song of Quiet Trust Psalm 131 is like a distilled spirit: a small and humble draft, it packs a punch once it’s been swallowed. It’s small enough

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Bring In the New and Bring In the Old

Today’s Readings for the Daily Office Psalm 61, 62 (Morning) Psalm 68:1-20 (21-23) 24-36 (Evening) Neh. 12:27-31a, 42b-47 Rev. 11:1-19 Matt. 13:44-52   Bring In the New and Bring In the Old Today Matthew provides four examples of the way Christ taught his disciples about the Kingdom of Heaven. In

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“Deliver me, O Lord . . .”

Today’s Readings for the Daily Office Psalm [120], 121, 122, 123 (Morning) Psalm 124, 125, 126, [127] (Evening) 2 Kings 22:1-13 1 Cor. 11:2,17-22 Matt. 9:1-8   “Deliver me, O Lord . . .” When I feel slandered, defamed, denigrated, smeared, or maligned, I sometimes take a decidedly “Old Testament”

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What’s in a Name?

Today’s Readings for the Daily Office Psalm 45 (Morning) Psalm 47, 48 (Evening) 1 Kings 16:23-34 Phil. 1:12-30 Mark 16:1-8 (9-20)   What’s in a Name? All four Gospels tell slightly different versions of the women disciples coming to Jesus’ tomb, finding the stone already rolled away, and encountering an

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