Scripture: Genesis 9:8-17 With Noah, we find God’s covenant with creation after the flood calls us to a new understanding of God’s work in creation. We receive assurance that when the “floods” of life come again… that God is not in the flood, but in the rainbow hope that they will subside, and life will … Read more
Scripture: 2 Kings 2:1-12 As the prophet Elijah departs, he and his apprentice, Elisha, must face up to the sorrow of their parting. Can we face our own fragility and mortality, that we can pass our power and our wisdom on to others?
Scripture: Mark 1:29-39 Jesus offers an “in home” healing, which in a time when so many feel isolated—either in illness, or in the time of precautions against illness—may remind us how to offer presence and “life one another up.”
Scripture: Mark 1:21-28 Jesus is interrupted in worship by a man with “an unclean spirit” which has been troubling him, and we ponder the loud noises of our lives which threaten to interrupt and drown out the still, small voice of God… and how we might hear Jesus’s healing word of “silence.”
Scriptures: Jonah 3:1-5, 10 ; Mark 1:14-20 Jonah and Jesus’s first disciples show us very different paths on the Way with God. In both, however, we are invited to see that our walk with God is towards a transformation and deepening of ourselves, and reminded that to participate in that transformation, we must release what … Read more