Tag: Luke

Here Am I

Luke 1:26-38 I am struck by this today — by the number of times we hear of God calling people to extraordinary things and of how many of them answer with the simplicity of Mary saying “Here am I” or “Here I am.” And I find myself wondering at how their stories paralleled hers and …

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All Saints Sunday: Standing Still in the Mystery

Daniel 7:1-3, 15-18 Ephesians 1:11-23 Luke 6:20-31 For me at least, All Saints Sunday has always been more about mystery than dogma. More about the familiar strains of poetry and the strident, or haunting, or jaunty melodies than about any well reasoned theological statement or argument. “Behold a host arrayed in white…” “For all the …

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