Posts Categorized: Justice

justleros: more than nonsense / más que disparates

Come and see A Revised Common Lectionary resource for January 14 by Magdalena I. García Nathanael said to him, ‘Can anything good come out of Nazareth?’ Philip said to him, ‘Come and see.’ – John 1:46 Read the full lectionary passage here Come and see! It’s the challenge that Nathanael from Phillip received and the… Read more »

justleros: more than nonsense / más que disparates

Beloved A Revised Common Lectionary resource for January 7 by Magdalena I. García And a voice came from heaven, “You are my Son, the Beloved; with you I am well pleased.” – Mark 1:11 Read the full lectionary passage here Beloved. This is Jesus’ name given at baptism, a sign of God’s affirmation, but we… Read more »

justleros: more than nonsense / más que disparates

Spokespersons for God’s promises A Revised Common Lectionary resource for December 31 by Magdalena I. García ‘For my eyes have seen your salvation, which you have prepared in the presence of all peoples, a light for revelation to the Gentiles and for glory to your people Israel.’ – Luke 2:30 Read the full lectionary passage… Read more »

Barn Boots and Blessings

A different kind of Christmas card   Who is waiting to hear from you?    by Donna Frischknecht Jackson   On my desk sits an index card with the initial “R” written on it in blue marker. I have thrown this index card into the garbage at least three times so far and, so far,… Read more »

Wisdom Journey

To hate ‘hate’ or to love ‘love’… That is the question by N. Graham Standish    A Thought: It’s only as we learn what real love is that we truly recognize hate. And only then do we see how pervasive hate really is, yet even more how powerful love is. We can’t overcome hate by… Read more »

justleros: more than nonsense / más que disparates

Preparing the way A Revised Common Lectionary resource for December 10 by Magdalena I. García The voice of one crying out in the wilderness: ‘Prepare the way of the Lord, make his paths straight.’ – Mark 1:3 Read the full lectionary passage here When we reject the distortion of God’s good news, and instead proclaim… Read more »

justleros: more than nonsense / más que disparates

A double standard A Revised Common Lectionary resource for November 26 by Magdalena I. García And the king will answer them, ‘Truly I tell you, just as you did it to one of the least of these who are members of my family, you did it to me.’ – Matthew 25:40 Read the full lectionary… Read more »

justleros: more than nonsense / más que disparates

Burying and unearthing A Revised Common Lectionary resource for November 19 by Magdalena I. García So I was afraid, and I went and hid your talent in the ground. Here you have what is yours. – Matthew 25:25 Read the full lectionary passage here Life is a constant cycle of burying and unearthing, and this… Read more »

justleros: more than nonsense / más que disparates

Stay woke A Revised Common Lectionary resource for November 12 by Magdalena I. García Keep awake therefore, for you know neither the day nor the hour. – Matthew 25:13 Read the full lectionary passage here It’s remarkable that this parable focuses on bridesmaids because in the Gospels’ narrative it was the male disciples who fell… Read more »

justleros: more than nonsense / más que disparates

Love God, love the ‘hood A Revised Common Lectionary resource for October 29 by Magdalena I. García [Jesus] said to him, ‘ “You shall love the Lord your God with all your heart, and with all your soul, and with all your mind.” This is the greatest and first commandment. and a second is like… Read more »