They both resist easy answers to the problem of suffering.
Season after Pentecost | 17th Sunday in Ordinary Time (Year A)
Genesis 29:15-28; Psalm 105:1-11, 45b or Psalm 128; (1 Kings 3:5-12; Psalm 119:129-136;) Romans 8:26-39; Matthew 13:31-33, 44-52
Sometimes we can sing in perfected harmony, but there is still something disturbing about our song.
The people come, bringing something of themselves. Then they leave.
by Amy FrykholmNovember 8, 2018
In God's kingdom, sometimes less is more.
by Emily Zimbrick-Rogers August 10, 2018