The miles of steep climbs were passing by like speed bumps. The surplus of downhills ahead of me foreshadowed a strong finish. Then, just over halfway through the marathon, I felt a twinge in my right achilles.
Season after Pentecost | 29th Sunday in Ordinary Time (Year C)
Jeremiah 31:27-34; Psalm 119:97-104; (Genesis 32:22-31; Psalm 121;) 2 Timothy 3:14-4:5; Luke 18:1-8
I’ve been thinking about Jacob a good deal lately, so for this week’s Century lectionary column I wrote about Jacob and the angel. But I also rather wanted to write about the Gospel reading, the Unjust Judge parable from Luke. I wanted to write about the parable because on the surface it is a bit nonsensical.