Reflections on the Lectionary

Reflections on the Lectionary

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Reflections for

17th Sunday in Ordinary Time

Hosea 1:2-10; Psalm 85; (Genesis 18:20-32; Psalm 138;) Colossians 2:6-15, (16-19); Luke 11:1-13

Jul 24, 2016
On Art

The Lord’s Prayer, by Chris Taylor

Artist-musician Chris Taylor writes that he was driving home one day, with his thoughts spiraling “into stress and sadness.” A truck pulled in front of him with the message “Jesus loves you” written on it. At first he thought, “What a cruel cosmic joke.” His next thought was to pray the Lord’s Prayer. “So I prayed the whole thing, top to bottom. Forgot I even know it . . . how simple and all encompassing it is.” He then produced the prayer in visual form.