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justleros: more than nonsense / más que disparates

Equal to us A Revised Common Lectionary resource for September 24 by Magdalena I. García And when they received it, they grumbled against the landowner, saying, ‘These last worked only one hour, and you have made them equal to us who have borne the burden of the day and the scorching heat.’ – Matthew 20:11-12… Read more »

Wisdom Journey

The significance of the insignificant Finding God in the mundane by N. Graham Standish  God is found most often in the mundane, not the miraculous. But we’re constantly searching for God in signs rather than in subtleties. Wisdom grows as we embrace the significance of the insignificant. In the fifth century, when St. Patrick shared… Read more »

justleros: more than nonsense / más que disparates

The mathematics of forgiveness A Revised Common Lectionary resource for September 17 by Magdalena I. García Jesus said to him, ‘Not seven times, but, I tell you, seventy-seven times.’ – Matthew 18:22 Read the full lectionary passages here The apostle Peter, it seems, was quite fond of mathematics, so he spent a great deal of… Read more »

justleros: more than nonsense / más que disparates

Practicing reconciliation A Revised Common Lectionary resource for September 10 by Magdalena I. García ‘For where two or three are gathered in my name, I am there among them.’ – Matthew 18:20 Read the full lectionary passages here When we resist the temptation to gossip and blame others, we honor God’s will by practicing reconciliation…. Read more »

The Unglued Church

The Whole World is Watching Where should Christians stand in the face of evil? by Susan Rothenberg Lately, I’ve been thinking about a quote from the Woody Allen movie, “Manhattan.” “Has anybody read that Nazis are gonna march in New Jersey? Y’know, I read this in the newspaper. We should go down there, get some… Read more »

justleros: more than nonsense / más que disparates

The path of discipleship A Revised Common Lectionary resource for September 3 by Magdalena I. García Then Jesus told his disciples, “If any want to become my followers, let them deny themselves and take up their cross and follow me. – Matthew 16:24 Read the full lectionary passages here You call us to follow, which… Read more »

Sightings

The Big Sort Downsizing the retired pastor’s library by Ken Rummer   Last to be unpacked were the books. They had lived in four tall bookcases and one small one in the church office, and in three tall bookcases in the home library, but only three of those bookcases came with us to the new… Read more »

justleros: more than nonsense / más que disparates

We are rock A Revised Common Lectionary resource for August 27 by Magdalena I. García And I tell you, you are Peter, and on this rock I will build my church, and the gates of Hades will not prevail against it. – Matthew 16:18 Read the full lectionary passages here When we tell the truth,… Read more »

Speak Out

  Facing racism: Working together for peace and justice By Warren J. Lesane Our souls are disturbed. Our spirits are shaken. Yet, we do not lose faith! Presbyterians are being called to speak out against hatred, injustice and racism of all kinds, particularly the kinds which were demonstrated in Charlottesville.  Can we use our collective… Read more »

justleros: more than nonsense / más que disparates

Silence and barking A Revised Common Lectionary resource for August 20 by Magdalena I. García But [Jesus] did not answer her at all. And his disciples came and urged him, saying, ‘Send her away, for she keeps shouting after us.’ – Matthew 15:23 Read the full lectionary passages here Silence and barking: what exactly shall… Read more »