Posts Categorized: Justice

justleros: more than nonsense / más que disparates

No substitute for love A Revised Common Lectionary resource for November 4 by Magdalena I. García Then the scribe said to him, “You are right, Teacher; you have truly said that ‘he is one, and besides him there is no other’; and ‘to love him with all the heart, and with all the understanding, and… Read more »

justleros: more than nonsense / más que disparates

Take heart A Revised Common Lectionary resource for October 28 by Magdalena I. García Jesus stood still and said, ‘Call him here.’ And they called the blind man, saying to him, ‘Take heart; get up, he is calling you.’ – Mark 10:49 Read the full lectionary passage here A blind beggar sitting by the roadside… Read more »

justleros: more than nonsense / más que disparates

God’s provident hand A Revised Common Lectionary resource for July 29 by Magdalena I. García Then Jesus took the loaves, and when he had given thanks, he distributed them to those who were seated; so also the fish, as much as they wanted. – John 6:11 Read the full lectionary passage here God of Abundance,… Read more »

justleros: more than nonsense / más que disparates

Rest for a while A Revised Common Lectionary resource for July 22 by Magdalena I. García He said to them, ‘Come away to a deserted place all by yourselves and rest a while.’ For many were coming and going, and they had no leisure even to eat. – Mark 6:31 Read the full lectionary passage… Read more »

Gospel and Inclusivity

Remembering Honestly The truth behind our patriotic holidays by Samuel Son I attended two different churches on the Sunday before July 4th. They incorporated the holiday differently in their worship. One church had each military division carry their respective flags to the stage while the orchestra and the men’s choir played a rousing tune. Then… Read more »

justleros: more than nonsense / más que disparates

Deadly consequences A Revised Common Lectionary resource for July 15 by Magdalena I. García She went out and said to her mother, ‘What should I ask for?’ She replied, ‘The head of John the baptizer.’ – Mark 6:24 Read the full lectionary passage here Blessed are we when we resist the urge to silence those… Read more »

justleros: more than nonsense / más que disparates

Travel light A Revised Common Lectionary resource for July 8 by Magdalena I. García He ordered them to take nothing for their journey except a staff; no bread, no bag, no money in their belts; but to wear sandals and not to put on two tunics. – Mark 6:8-9 Read the full lectionary passage here… Read more »

justleros: more than nonsense / más que disparates

Bleeding on the doorstep A Revised Common Lectionary resource for July 1 by Magdalena I. García She had heard about Jesus, and came up behind him in the crowd and touched his cloak, for she said, “If I but touch his clothes, I will be made well.” – Mark 5:27-28 Read the full lectionary passage… Read more »

justleros: more than nonsense / más que disparates

A great windstorm A Revised Common Lectionary resource for June 24 by Magdalena I. García Inspired by women honored at the 223rd General Assembly for their efforts to challenge racism and oppression, and for their pioneering work on fossil fuel divestment. https://www.pcusa.org/news/2018/6/17/pcusa-recognizes-three-women-faith-award/ https://www.pcusa.org/news/2018/6/20/not-one-step-back/ He woke up and rebuked the wind, and said to the sea, “Peace!… Read more »

justleros: more than nonsense / más que disparates

Be like the seed A Revised Common Lectionary resource for June 17 by Magdalena I. García He also said, ‘The kingdom of God is as if someone would scatter seed on the ground.’ – Mark 4:26 Read the full lectionary passage here Be like the seed: undeterred by smallness. Be like the seed: willing to… Read more »