Category: Luke

Yin Yoga and the Power of Parable

Luke 16:1-13 I tried out Yin Yoga this afternoon. Now many of you have heard me speak of my experience of yoga before. I am, perhaps, the most physically inflexible person you know. Yoga is always hard. It always hurts. Still, I keep returning to it because the stretching, the posing, the breathing, opens something …

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Choosing Life: It All Costs

Deuteronomy 30:15-20Luke 14:25-33 It’s not often enough that I make the time to read fiction these days. This is so, in spite of the fact that a well crafted story — factually true or not — awakens my imagination and pushes me to measure my own life’s choices in ways little else does. And so …

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Where Your Treasure Is…

Luke 12:32-40 I am working these days on a funeral sermon for a 93 year old. Jesse was a ‘true original’ — one about whom everyone he encountered had a story. This is one of mine: It was Easter morning a couple several years ago. Nearly fifty of us were bundled up against the cold …

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Being Rich Toward God…

Luke 12:13-21 The parable Jesus offers now is surely about an individual and choices he has made. And yet, I have found myself thinking instead about the choices we make collectively as God’s people about our ‘barns’ and all they hold. About what matters and what doesn’t. About what it means for us together to …

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