The church at Corinth had many problems. Some simple kindness would have helped.
Epiphany | Sixth Sunday after the Epiphany (Year C)
Jeremiah 17:5-10; Psalm 1; 1 Corinthians 15:12-20; Luke 6:17-26
At Cana, Jesus asks Mary, "What is this to me and to you?" It is very important that the church hear this question.
The prayers of the people call us. When we answer, we invite the possibility that it is we who will be poor, hungry, sick, and in prison.
Mark writes, “many were coming and going, and they had no leisure, even to eat.” I read this observation with uneasy laughter, thinking of many lunches spent at my computer with a sandwich.