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Blogging Towards Sunday, January 26, 2020

  Mark 5:1-20   Today’s story is disturbing. Maybe you’re bothered by the loss of…

Blogging Towards Sunday, January 19, 2020

  Mark 4:1-34   Today’s text dwells in the teaching of Jesus about the Kingdom…

Blogging Towards Sunday, January 12, 2019

Mark 2:1-22 Yearning for a new way will not produce it. Only ending the old…

Blogging Towards Sunday, January 5, 2020

  Mark 1:21-45   Yearning for a new way will not produce it. Only ending…

Blogging Towards Sunday, December 29, 2019

Mark 1:1-20   Mark’s gospel opens with an evocation of the creation story of Genesis…

Blogging Towards the Fourth Sunday of Advent, December 22, 2019

Luke 1:57-80 & Matthew 1:18-25   Today’s texts both tell of angelic messengers who come…

Advent 2019 Day 19 :: Build a/the wall

    The word “wall” comes from the Old English weall & Anglian wall meaning…

Advent 2019 Day 18 :: lock him/her up

  lock-up also lockup:  “detention cell for offenders,” 1838, perhaps short for earlier lock-up house;…

Advent 2019 Day 17 :: Resist

  The word rest come from a late 14th century old french word resister meaning…

Advent 2019 Day 16 :: holiday(s)

  Less than 10 days until Christmas. There’s work to be done, and fires to…