Laurel Mathewson is co-vicar at St. Luke’s Episcopal Church in San Diego.
This Sunday is one where some re-education and re-framing might be helpful.
There's more than one way to taste and see the goodness of God.
What kind of faith gets you through 25 years in a refugee camp?
Have you ever been inordinately annoyed by someone else's clothing? I have, and in my experience this is a classic indicator of what this week's Leviticus reading calls “hating someone in my heart.” When I'm repressing anger or frustration, I suddenly notice the hideously out-of-date belt my relative is wearing, or the way-too-short-in-every-inseam pantsuit my co-worker has on. The clothes are never the true offense, of course, but they send off alarms: time to speak up.
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