Monthly Archives: February 2024

Lent 2 B: Drawn Near by Our Pain

The Readings for the Second Sunday of Lent are… Old Testament      Genesis 17:1–7, 15–16 Psalm                    Psalm 22:23–31 New Testament     Romans 4:13–25 Gospel                   Mark 8:31–38 or Mark 9:2–9 Early morning, the spring before last, I looked out … Continue reading

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Lent 1 B 2024:  God Wants It All

The Readings for the First Sunday of Lent are Old Testament      Genesis 9:8–17 Psalm                    Psalm 25:1–10 New Testament     1 Peter 3:18–22 Gospel                   Mark 1:9–15 God wants it all. Sick religion leaves us reducing the good news … Continue reading

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Nell Now Herding for God

“If there are no dogs in heaven, then when I die I want to go where they went.” Whether or not Will Rogers said that, it’s certainly a nugget of holy truth. Our Nell, who we put down this past … Continue reading

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Let Us Urge an Immediate End to Gaza Slaughter

Today I sent the follow letter to the editor to my local newspaper and representatives in congress. To the Editor: Israel and U.S. Must Stop the Slaughter in Gaza Israel is not fighting a war in Gaza. It is perpetrating … Continue reading

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