Genesis 32:22-31 for Sunday, August 3, 2014

      “Mystery is not something that you cannot understand, but it is something that is endlessly understandable! It is multilayered and pregnant with meaning and never totally admits to closure or resolution.” ~ Richard Rohr in Scripture as Spirituality, p. 62. Artwork: Jacob and the Angel by Jacob Epstein, contemporary, 1940, Tate Gallery.Continue reading “Genesis 32:22-31 for Sunday, August 3, 2014”

Genesis 29:15-28 for Sunday, July 27, 2014

              “Jesus brings the biblical tradition to a climax when he defines truth itself as personal rather than conceptual. He says, ‘I am the truth”…and then immediately defines himself as on who is in absolute relationship with his ‘Father”…and the Spirit who is in relationship to both…This rearranges theContinue reading “Genesis 29:15-28 for Sunday, July 27, 2014”

Matthew 13:1-9, 18-23 for Sunday, July 13, 2014

              Good to be back! I hope this week’s lectio stirs up a good drenching of grace. Here’s part of Lucado’s quote I use in the podcast this week: God’s grace has a drenching about it. A wildness about it. A white-water, riptide, turn-you-upside-downness about it. Grace comes afterContinue reading “Matthew 13:1-9, 18-23 for Sunday, July 13, 2014”