Tag: Advent 1C

Stand Up!

Luke 21:25-36 I have long loved this little invitation in Luke’s Gospel for the way in which it  stand at odds with all one might expect. In the wake of signs and distress and confusion. In the midst of the experience of people fainting in fear and forboding. In a time when the very powers …

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A Posture of Hope

Luke 21:25-36 “Now when these things begin to take place, stand and raise your heads, because your redemption is drawing near.”  (Luke 21:28) It is unexpected, it seems to me— this kind of posture in the face of the struggle described in Luke’s Gospel now.  Natural disasters are all about.  People are fainting out of …

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