An ancient preacher tells us of the generations of faithful witnesses that have gone before us, encouraging us to face the challenges and changes of our own time as we look to the joyful victory of God’s love.
In teaching about money, Jesus reminds his followers “be not afraid,” and to be careful how they store up in the face of abundance. Sometimes this is easier said than done… how do we work to build generosity that can call us beyond our fears?
The Psalmist shows us the pattern and promise of God’s people setting off on journey and return… In times when it feels that we may be lost forever, we may take refuge in the assurance we will be welcomed back into wholeness and beloved community.
Jesus invites disciples to see God’s glory in love that gives and is transformed by loving. Pastor Geoff writes a letter on the edge of life changes full of love… and transformation.
The psalmist of today’s most famous psalm finds peace not through avoiding shadows, but by being accompanied by the shepherd through them. On a day where we give thanks for the parenting love of others, we wonder at how God as shepherd and mother might show us the power of this presence with us.