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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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Pentecost 4: The Slavery That Frees

Romans 6:12-23   This Sunday is a call to the slavery that frees us for life.   Some people are all about “freedom.” But they haven’t the foggiest idea what that means. In this pandemic they have become slaves to … Continue reading

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Mixing It Up with God

Exodus 32: 7-14 Reading for the 17th Sunday After Pentecost, Year C   Fundamentalists insist on a God of their predicting. Fanatics, it is said, do what God would do if God had all the facts. Atheists contend so much … Continue reading

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