Posts Categorized: Justice

justleros: more than nonsense / más que disparates

A lesson on discipleship A Revised Common Lectionary resource for March 18 by Magdalena I. García Very truly, I tell you, unless a grain of wheat falls into the earth and dies, it remains just a single grain; but if it dies, it bears much fruit. – John 12:24 Read the full lectionary passage here… Read more »

justleros: more than nonsense / más que disparates

Choose light A Revised Common Lectionary resource for March 11 by Magdalena I. García ‘And this is the judgment, that the light has come into the world, and people loved darkness rather than light because their deeds were evil.’ – John 3:19 Read the full lectionary passage here When we condone the darkness of planet… Read more »

justleros: more than nonsense / más que disparates

Whose house? A Revised Common Lectionary resource for March 4 by Magdalena I. García He told those who were selling the doves, “Take these things out of here! Stop making my Father’s house a marketplace!” – John 2:16 Read the full lectionary passage here When we give handouts but are unwilling to empower people, forgive… Read more »

justleros: more than nonsense / más que disparates

Turn and trust A Revised Common Lectionary resource for February 18 by Magdalena I. García Now after John was arrested, Jesus came to Galilee, proclaiming the good news of God, and saying, “The time is fulfilled, and the kingdom of God has come near; repent, and believe in the good news.” – Mark 1:14-15 Read… Read more »

The B-Flat Christian

And the Walls Came a Tumblin’ Down What ‘walls’ do we need God to tear down in our lives?  by Rebecca Lister  And the walls came a tumblin’ down. These words came to me the other morning as I was listening to an interview by the author of a book entitled The Line Becomes a… Read more »

justleros: more than nonsense / más que disparates

Up and down A Revised Common Lectionary resource for February 11 by Magdalena I. García Then Peter said to Jesus, “Rabbi, it is good for us to be here; let us make three dwellings, one for you, one for Moses, and one for Elijah.” – Mark 9:5 Read the full lectionary passage here We like… Read more »

justleros: more than nonsense / más que disparates

Caring enough A Revised Common Lectionary resource for February 4 by Magdalena I. García He came and took her by the hand and lifted her up. Then the fever left her, and she began to serve them. That evening, at sundown, they brought to him all who were sick or possessed with demons. – Mark… Read more »

justleros: more than nonsense / más que disparates

Called to resistance A Revised Common Lectionary resource for January 28 by Magdalena I. García They were all amazed, and they kept on asking one another, ‘What is this? A new teaching — with authority! He commands even the unclean spirits, and they obey him.’ – Mark 1:27 Read the full lectionary passage here There… Read more »

justleros: more than nonsense / más que disparates

Called to discipleship A Revised Common Lectionary resource for January 21 by Magdalena I. García And immediately they left their nets and followed him. – Mark 1:18 Read the full lectionary passage here Jesus called disciples: Simon, Andrew, James, and John, Mary Magdalene, Joanna, Martha, and Susanna, and they immediately left their nets, without objection,… Read more »

Writing in the Margins

Forced Ecclesiastical Assimilation? by Antonio ‘Tony’ Aja   I am an immigrant and a former refugee. I came from Cuba to the U.S. via Spain in the late ’60s. I belong to that group of people from the “Global South’’ who began to migrate to this country by the millions after the liberalization of the… Read more »