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Easter 7 B: Choices Have Consequences

The readings for the Seventh Sunday of Easter, Year B, are Many years ago I asked my friend the dentist which of my teeth I truly had to floss. “Only the ones you want to keep,” he said. Not long … Continue reading

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Easter 6B: The Happy Paradox of Voluntary Servitude

The Readings for this Sixth Sunday of Easter: First Reading         Acts 10:44–48 Psalm                    Psalm 98 New Testament     1 John 5:1–6 Gospel                   John 15:9–17 It’s sooo hard for us to understand and accept true freedom. It’s so … Continue reading

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Easter 5B: What the World Needs Now is Love

The readings for the Fifth Sunday of Easter are: First Reading         Acts 8:26–40 Psalm                    Psalm 22:25–31 New Testament     1 John 4:7–21 Gospel                   John 15:1–8 Hal David wrote the lyrics, Burt Bacharach the music, and Jackie deShannon … Continue reading

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Easter 2 B: Resurrection Oneness

Readings for the Second Sunday of Easter are First Reading         Acts 4:32–35 Psalm                    Psalm 133 New Testament     1 John 1:1–2:2 Gospel                   John 20:19–31 Throughout all my years of ministry if I had a choice of things … Continue reading

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Ascension Sunday: Ants in our pants over reopening?

Ascension Sunday First Reading: Acts 1.1-11. Gospel: Luke 24.44-53   I vividly remember my parents teasing me about my youthful impatience. They would ask, “Do you have ants in your pants?”   It’s been a couple of months now for … Continue reading

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What Binds Us?

Do words bind us, or something deeper than words? The lessons of the Revised Common Lectionary for this Sunday include the account from Acts 2:1-21, of the mighty wind and the tongues of fire coming down on the Jesus believers; … Continue reading

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