Tag Archives: “part of the solution”

26th Sunday in Ordinary Time

The sermon today was about the parable of the rich man and Lazarus, Luke 16:19-31. Our pastor pointed out that the rich man and Lazarus seem to have no social interaction at all in the story, although they are in … Continue reading

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How it matters, this moment

Do not make light of your failings, saying “What are they to me?” A jug fills drop by drop. So the fool becomes brimful of folly. Do not belittle your virtues, saying “They are nothing.” A jug fills drop by … Continue reading

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Changing “Us”

I have been thinking a lot about how to “be part of the solution rather than part of the problem” these days. It really started when I began noticing that my own and others’ tendency on Facebook and other social … Continue reading

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Another Monday morning

Good theology should make it easier to get up in the morning. Here’s some:

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What do we create?

Found the beautiful prayer/poem “A Simple Choice” at Sacredise while looking for liturgical resources for the 13th Sunday in ordinary time. Do we create need … or do we create plenty? Still working on a better answer to that one. Read … Continue reading

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Lessons from “the Islam group”

Our community study group on Islam wound up its reading and discussion of Tamim Ansary, Destiny Disrupted: A History of the World Through Islamic Eyes, last night. We started with around 50 people (that’s a long story – maybe another … Continue reading

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