One Little Word

Proper 17 texts at Jeremiah 2:4-13         Proverbs 25:6-7         Hebrews 13:1-8, 15-16         Luke 14:1, 7-14 “So we can say with confidence, ‘The Lord is my helper; I will not be afraid. What can anyone do to me?’” Heb. 13:6b, and Psalm 118:6 Some of the littlest … Continue reading One Little Word

What Cannot Be Shaken

Proper 16 texts at Jeremiah 1:4-10         Psalm 71:1-6          Hebrews 12:18-29          Luke 13:10-17 This reflection was originally written in August 2016. Election seasons are… let’s say “interesting”… times to reflect on scriptures, especially the ones describing God’s judgment. Each side is sure beyond … Continue reading What Cannot Be Shaken

Time Would Fail Me

Proper 15 texts at Isaiah 5:1-7          Jeremiah 23:23-29          Hebrews 11:29-12:2          Luke 12:49-56 Yet all these, though they were commended for their faith, did not receive what was promised, since God had provided something better so that they would not, apart from us, … Continue reading Time Would Fail Me

What Is Seen

ANNOUNCEMENT: A Moving Yarn now has a grownup (ad-free!) website! You're invited to come read this blog (ad-free!) at and you'll also find a gallery of my clergy stoles and a link to my Etsy shop. Proper 14 texts at Isaiah 1:1, 10-20          Genesis 15:1-6          Hebrews … Continue reading What Is Seen