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August 3, 1997

Today's lessons are important ones because they give us vivid insights into our relationship with God. In fact, they hold up the whole notion of relationship: Relationship -- the elastic dynamic between living creatures in which we are...

June 22, 1997

Today's lessons are wonderful -- Job, Psalm 107, 2 Corinthians and Mark. They are all about relationship with God -- listening to God and responding to God -- experiencing God, experiencing the wholeness and fulfillment and gladness that...

April 20, 1997

Lots of Good Shepherd readings this Sunday -- Ezekiel, the 23rd Psalm, 1 John -- if we can count "children of God" as sheep, and the Gospel according to John. The analogy of God as Shepherd and human beings as sheep is one of the most...

December 24, 1995

Here we are at the 4th Sunday of Advent, anticipating the first great Holy Day in our new liturgical year. The year itself marks our life in relationship to God, the life into which we were sealed in Baptism. The lessons for today are...

December 17, 1995

More great lessons as we move into the third Sunday of our new liturgical year. The Psalm and Isaiah talk about how wonderful life in the kingdom of God is, life in the presence of God and in the joyful freedom of God's reign. They are...

December 10, 1995

The lessons for this second Sunday in Advent are absolutely magnificent in their belief in, understanding of and knowledge about life in the kingdom of God. What do we have here, from the Psalms, through Isaiah, Romans and Matthew? What...

December 3, 1995

The lessons for this first Sunday in Advent are grand; they are big statements we've heard so much we forget exactly where they came from: Pray for the peace of Jerusalem, may they prosper who love you. They shall beat their...