Sunday, July 7, 2013

2 Kings 5:1–14; Luke 10:1–11, 16–20

You may be better organized than I am, but in my overscheduled life, every once in a while I miss an appointment. Then comes the dreaded e-mail: “I have on my calendar that we were doing lunch today at noon. I looked for you, but didn’t see you. Call me . . .”

Now comes the fantasy move, the leap into a world of wondering that Jerome Berryman calls “godly play.” What would it be like to receive such an e-mail from God? “By the way, my reign came very near you this morning and you completely missed it. Meet you next time? GOD.”


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