Ordinary Time

enLIGHTened

Readings from Scripture (CEB)  Mark 9:2-10 2 Six days later Jesus took Peter, James, and John, and brought them to the top of a very high mountain where they were alone. He was transformed in front of them, 3 and his clothes were amazingly bright, brighter than if they had been bleached white. 4 Elijah and Moses appeared and were…

Live…as if everything were a miracle

Readings from Scripture (CEB)  Mark 1:21-28 21 Jesus and his followers went into Capernaum. Immediately on the Sabbath Jesus entered the synagogue and started teaching. 22 The people were amazed by his teaching, for he was teaching them with authority, not like the legal experts. 23 Suddenly, there in the synagogue, a person with an evil spirit screamed, 24 “What have you…

Yet

Readings from Scripture (CEB) 1 Samuel 3 Now the boy Samuel was serving the Lord under Eli. The Lord’s word was rare at that time, and visions weren’t widely known. 2 One day Eli, whose eyes had grown so weak he was unable to see, was lying down in his room. 3 God’s lamp hadn’t gone out yet, and Samuel was lying…

Feb. 11, 2018 – Transfiguring

As we’ve followed Jesus, from the edge of the baptismal waters, to the deep waters of faith-in-action in homes and synagogues, one thing has become clear.  Following Jesus means that faith will lead us out of our comfort zones.  And just before Jesus leads his followers up the mountaintop, this uncomfortable scene plays out, as…