Recently, I learned that a young couple I know had filed for divorce after 18 months of marriage. By my calculations, they spent more time planning the wedding than being married.
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
During college, I taped a religious poster on my dorm room wall. Under a photo of a white country church against a green, timbered hill were the words, "I lift up my eyes to the hills from whence cometh my help." I liked the Bible verse, the scene was pretty, and I enjoyed the peaceful reminder of rural home places. But a friend who was knowledgeable in scripture said the poster was theologically incorrect.
by Paul StrobleOctober 11, 2010
In his love for the law, the psalmist is effusive and sensual; with a few word changes, verse 103 could be said to a lover.
by Paul StrobleOctober 1, 2010