Proper 19 texts at http://www.textweek.com. Jeremiah 4:11-12, 12-28 Exodus 32:7-14 Psalm 141 Tim. 1:12-17 Luke 15:1-10 But Moses implored the Lord his God, and said, 'O Lord, why does your wrath burn hot against your people...? Exodus 32:11a It's no secret that a lot of … Continue reading Who Will Go For Us?
For You Called Me : Mother (week 1, part 2)
Today's reading: Exodus 2:1-10one gave him life,delivered him into a worldwhere deliverance was only a dream.she wept with gratitude to themidwiveswhose lies saved him, andwith agony over his boy-ness:his doom.with all her heart and hopeshe swaddled him in the basket,set it afloat.daring.with all her heart and hopeone watched. waited.followed along the way.thenone gave him a … Continue reading For You Called Me : Mother (week 1, part 2)
For You Called Me : Midwife (week 1, part 1)
Today's reading: Exodus chapter 1, especially Exodus 1:15-21Their labor was hard (But then, the birthing mothers would chuckle, Isn't it always?).Their lives were bitter, their backs groaning under the weight of brick and mortar, their knuckles aching from the rigors of the fields. The Pharaoh's demands ruled every day, every night, every waking thought.Except.In the … Continue reading For You Called Me : Midwife (week 1, part 1)