Monthly Archives: February 2016

Becoming Free and Fruitful

In our first reading (Exodus 3:1-15) the same God who had met with and made the great covenant with Abraham hundreds of years before (in Genesis chapter 15) now meets with Moses.  The epic journey of humans with God, the … Continue reading

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Rising to What We Can Be — Lk 13:31-35

Lk13v31-35 Lent 2C Ps 27/ Gen 15.1-12, 17-18/ Phil 3.17-4.1/ Lk 13.(22-30) 31-35 RISING TO THE TRUTH OF WHAT WE CAN BE In the news, there is often a recall of vehicles or other products, due to some fault that … Continue reading

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The Devil’s Test — Luke 4:1-13

The Devil’s Test — Mt 4:1-11// Lk 4:1-13 – Sunday February 14 2016 “Lead me not into temptation… I can find it myself” says one bumper sticker, pointing up temptation in the Lord’s prayer. Indeed, the three temptations of Jesus link … Continue reading

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Coming through suffering and shining — Luke 9 — Feb 7 2016

Lk 9:28-36 The transfigurations of Moses and Jesus point to the possibility of transcendence in our own lives and context, the other side of suffering within God’s grace. For Paul, this transcendence appears in our transformation into loving beings–within our … Continue reading

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Healing in Luke 4: Individual and Social

When we follow God’s call to cross boundaries carrying the healing grace of God, building bridges, we should not be surprised by rejection or suffering.  We are all made by God living in a world made by God.  God will … Continue reading

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