The Holy Mystery

Today’s Readings for the Daily Office Psalm 25 (Morning) Psalm 9,15 (Evening) Amos 7:1-9 Revelation 1:1-18 Matthew 22:23-33   The Holy Mystery Richard Rohr, in his compelling book The Divine Dance, said, “For fifty years we should all basically stop using the word God. Because…we normally don’t have a clue

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Leaving the Door Open

Today’s Readings for the Daily Office Psalm 40, 54 (Morning) Psalm 51 (Evening) Nehemiah 2:1-20 Revelation 6:12-7:4 Matthew 13:24-30   Leaving the Door Open I appreciate the way our reading from Matthew helps us see that it is not so easy to separate the wheat from weeds or good from

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We Are All Bound Up In This Together

Today’s Readings for the Daily Office Psalm 97, 99, [100] (Morning) Psalm 94, [95] (Evening) 2 Chronicles 29:1-3; 30:1(2-9) 10-27 I Corinthians 7:32-40 Matthew 7:1-12   We Are All Bound Up In This Together The evangelist in this morning’s gospel lesson from Matthew proclaims a word of warning to those

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A Taste for the Kingdom of God

Today’s Readings for the Daily Office Psalm 37:1-18 (Morning) Psalm 37:19-42 (Evening) I Kings 11:1-13 James 3:13-4:12 Mark 15:12-21   A Taste for the Kingdom of God In reading over the lectionary passages for this morning, I noticed a theme running through some of the texts – that our appetites

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