If it hadn't been for the snakes, I might have let the reader continue. Instead I went to the lectern and quietly said, "we are stopping at verse 8 today."
Season after Pentecost | 28th Sunday in Ordinary Time (Year B)
Job 23:1-9, 16-17; Psalm 22:1-15; (Amos 5:6-7, 10-15; Psalm 90:12-17;) Hebrews 4:12-16; Mark 10:17-31
"Poetry invites you to have an experience. It doesn't want you to drift away into inattention. It wants to grab you."
by Amy FrykholmJune 30, 2014