Nine trans Christians tell their stories.
Season after Pentecost | 18th Sunday in Ordinary Time (Year A)
Genesis 32:22-31; Psalm 17:1-7, 15; (Isaiah 55:1-5; Psalm 145:8-9, 14-21;) Romans 9:1-5; Matthew 14:13-21
We don’t talk about idolatry much anymore, despite the caution against it in everything from the Ten Commandments to the New Testament epistles. This is ironic, because idolatry flourishes in our culture.
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.