Proper 20 2022

Today’s parable is one of the most difficult stories in scripture to understand, but if we put it in context, it may be a bit easier to understand Jesus’ point. He has been talking about priorities.  Jesus has pointed out that to follow him, we must make that our top priority.  Nothing should be more important: notContinue reading “Proper 20 2022”

14 Pentecost 2021

“The unexamined life is not worth living” Socrates as quoted by Plato in the Apology. Both our reading from the Gospel of Mark and our reading from James’ Letter call us to examine our lives.  What is our purpose? What are we trying to accomplish?  Are the things we are doing helping or hurting whatContinue reading “14 Pentecost 2021”