Monthly Archives: August 2015

Aidan of Lindisfarne — 31 August 2015 — Mark 7

On 31st August we remember Aidan of Lindisfarne.  Aidan’s life is a reflection of the principle in the Gospel reading (Mk 7:15) when Jesus said that that uncleanness (and cleanness) comes from within, not from without.   At that time … Continue reading

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Too afraid to trust God — John 6:56-69 — Sunday August 23 2015

Sunday, August 23, 2015 I remember the story about two people talking to each other about a problem.  After some discussion, the one said to the other, “Let’s pray about this.”  The other responded, “Has it come to that?” Our … Continue reading

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Come Eat My Bread — Prov 9:1-6 — 16 August 2015

Just as “Lady Liberty” is a powerful image for the USA, so in the reading from Proverbs 9:1-6, there is the vivid image of divine wisdom as a woman who calls to us to eat her bread and drink her … Continue reading

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For the Hungry, Exhausted and Dispirited — John 6:24-35 — Sunday August 2, 2015

Ex 16:2-4, 9-15; Ps 78:14-20, 23-25; Eph 4:17-25; John 6:24-35 Last week we heard John 6 and the feeding of the 5000.  Today we read John’s account of Jesus’ explanation and interpretation of the deeper meaning of that feeding miracle. … Continue reading

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