Which Side Are You On?

Palm Sunday A Palm Sunday is often seen as a service of opposites – a liturgy that begins with triumph and ends with death, one that begins with hosannas and ends with grief, one that begins with Jesus surrounded by adoring throngs and ends with him hanging alone on...

Dry Bones, New Life

Lent 5A I cannot hear the story of Ezekiel and the dry bones without thinking of a young Cambodian man I once knew named Rin Vuth. His story is one worth telling and hearing again in these days when refugees are too often treated with callous suspicion. Rin Vuth was...

Blinded by Certainty

Lent 4A Jesus has just healed a man who has been blind from birth, and instead of rejoicing and marveling at this mighty act, the religious leaders of the day are appalled. For them, the miracle of sight is overshadowed by the fact that the healing occurred on the...

Living Water

Lent 3A On June 27, 1880, a baby girl was born  to a prominent family in Tuscumbia, Alabama. For the first 18 months of her life she was healthy and happy, developing in all the ways that babies do in those early months of life. But in her 19th month, she became...

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