These Gospel stories can seem so familiar. But sit with the disciples in the little wooden boat, and Jesus' power will render you speechless.
Season after Pentecost | 12th Sunday in Ordinary Time (Year A)
Genesis 21:8-21; Psalm 86:1-10, 16-17; (Jeremiah 20:7-13; Psalm 69:7-10, [11-15], 16-18;) Romans 6:1b-11; Matthew 10:24-39
As I read the headline yesterday, my heart began to pound and my throat closed up: “School Clerk In Georgia Persuaded Gunman To Lay Down Weapons.” This was a good story—ultimately a hopeful one—but all I could see was “school” and “gunman."
Reconciliation requires relocation. To see the effects of our food choices, we have to get close to the land.