It's a question I ask my children all the time.
Monday lectionary email, archived here on Friday.
How do we wrap our minds around hunger?
Why does Jesus tie these two things together?
Like the first humans, I am far from divine.
It's hard for me to grasp that mortality is my fate, too.
There is no "on the mountain" and "off the mountain."
It's not immediately clear what this command means.
I came into the world cursed with the ability to see all sides of an issue.
The prescription for the persistent malady of God’s people
The preacher is still green! Maybe we'll hear something hopeful.
There was certainly nothing wrong with doing what I did before.
So often the call to discipleship slides into becoming a call to church membership.
Do we assume the authority of the heavens?
I am less like the Magi than some members of my church are.
"What an awful story," she said. "Why would that story be in the Bible?"