Confession

We have listened to the wrong gods, O Holy Life, to the ones that say “Pull yourself up by your own bootstraps” and the ones that say “Your help is in the rat race.” Hear your people protest: “How long?” Hear your people confess:...

For the Sake of Expediency

The officials said to the king, “Jeremiah ought to be put to death, because he is discouraging the people who are left in this city.” King Zedekiah said, “Here he is – I won’t stop you.” So they took Jeremiah and threw him into the cistern. – Jeremiah 38:4-6...

Chocolate and Other Habits

Remember the wonderful works God has done: the miracles, the judgments uttered, the word commanded, the covenant kept. – Psalm 105:5, 8 Two weeks into Lent, how are you doing? How are those Lenten practices that you planned to observe faithfully? The chocolate...

Ego Issues

“When you are invited by someone to a wedding banquet, do not sit down at the place of honor, in case someone more distinguished than you has been invited by your host; and the host who invited both of you may come and say to you, ‘Give this person your place.’” –...

Learn Your Lessons

Gimel Be good to your servant while I live, that I may obey your word. Daleth I am laid low in the dust; preserve my life according to your word. – Psalm 119:17, 25 (NIV) Through my earbuds plays the wisdom of Dua Lipa’s “New Rules” about setting boundaries...

Commission

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