What does true joy require of us?
Monday lectionary email, archived here on Friday.
I enjoy the tomatoes I grow, but they aren't really mine.
God is calling us out.
It's a pithy proverb, but it doesn't capture Jesus' story.
Maybe we need to be pushed in different ways than the Romans did.
Christ’s love binds up our broken hearts and broken ways.
In Matthew 16, I see a particular classical ballet step.
Isaiah invites us to remember our origins.
God builds “a house of prayer for all peoples.” All means all.
It's not always what we would choose for ourselves.
This text is a painful confession.
The left/right/center narrative helps us avoid difficult work.
Christians have long lived in denial of our deep creaturely connections.
If it were easy, we would have it all figured out already.
Rest is often viewed as a privilege rather than a necessity.