Let’s start talking about how God’s spirit is whipping up the desire for change and for justice among so many. Let’s start talking about how righteous anger can be a tool of our faith.
At the wedding in Cana, Jesus turned water into wine. Where are the modern miracles of today? What concern is it to you, and to me?
We are invited to come and see where Jesus is at work in our world and our own lives, and we are invited to follow. Bask in the light that is God’s love in our world, and then go into the world to reflect this hope and love.
The world of Mary and Elizabeth, the world into which their sons were being born, was not so different from ours. There were struggles, oppression, poverty and political concerns that could feel overwhelming. What must it have been like for Elizabeth to first hear Mary’s Song, a song of defiance and hope, a song about… Continue reading Listening for a Song of Hope – Luke 1:26-55
As we struggle with changes in our world, changes in our church, as we pray desperately for peace in our world, we are promised that this baby we prepare for, this Christ Cild, will breathe new life. Into the midst of our fears, Jesus comes.
As our Advent journey begins, let us find comfort and strength in the fact that God is still active in our world. As our Advent journey begins, let us find the courage to live our lives with a stubborn refusal to be afraid.
We are all in exile in some way. This letter from Jeremiah to the exiles in Babylon gives hope, reminding the people that when they call, God will answer. It reminds them that God has plans for them. Just as God has plans for us.