Poor Rich Guy

The man in Sunday’s Gospel from Mark on 10/21/18 asks Jesus what more he needs to do. Hasn’t he done enough? He’s followed all the Commandments. He’s taken care of his parents. He’s a good person. What more does he need to do to get into heaven? Jesus surprises him with his answer. This man has not done enough. Give […]

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Are you a mustard seed?

LIFE It’s not just for the birds! Who likes change? We humans often look for comfort. We like to complete things and then rest in our Adirondack chair and survey the land – all we have accomplished.  Ezekiel tells us God’s message in this Sunday’s Readings for June 14.  God says he will tear off a shoot and plant it on […]

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Jesus loved his friends!

Today’s Gospel from John 11 is one of my favorite and not just because Jesus raises Lazarus from the tomb. It has the smallest verse in the Bible some say. ‘And Jesus wept.’ Jesus had friends and cried at their loss. Even Jesus cried when he had the power to bring them back. That is love. To me, that is […]

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