Jesus commands us to invite only those who cannot repay us but whoever we invite to eat with us there is always a price to be paid.
With a Song in my Heart – 40 Days of Sacred Songs Day 33 – Friday after 5th Sunday of Lent To Listen: The Web of Love (Please note: I cannot find a recording of the ‘correct tune’ to today’s hymn but this tune is the same metre. Please sing the words yourself as… Continue reading With a Song in my Heart – Day 33
In the Franciscan community we are called to ‘sit lightly’ on the things of the earth. One reason is to help us not be possessed by our possessions. Another may be to help us live quiet lives so that we can hear the song of praise sung by Mother Earth.
Because faith is such a personal and intimate experience and we cherish our own ways of worship it is all to easy to belittle the worship of others. We are required to be humble and diligent in prayer rather than ‘holier than thou’
We learn to praise God best when we are in harmony with others who also desire to praise God
Every so often a hymn comes along that says ‘Yes!’ to all your questions about faith and the ‘whichness of the why’. This is mine.
Some of us have a ‘Damascus Road Experience” when we can point to a particular time of ‘Conversion’. Others have been nurtured in the faith from the cradle and have always known themselves held by God. All of us need to look for daily moments of turning away from ourselves and towards God
Embracing Nothing Words for 5th Sunday after Trinity – 4 July 2021 – A cyber sermon from the Vicarage Text: He ordered them to take nothing for their journey except a staff; no bread, no bag, no money in their belts; 9but to wear sandals and not to put on two tunics. (Mark 6.8-9) God give… Continue reading Embracing Nothing
Do I Aftu? Words for the Sixth Sunday of Easter – 9 May 2021 – A cyber sermon from the Vicarage Text: ‘If you keep my commandments, you will abide in my love, just as I have kept my Father’s commandments and abide in his love. 11I have said these things to you so that my… Continue reading Do I Aftu?
Gospel According to Glee – 40 Days at McKinley High Day 39 – Good Friday To Read: (Series 5 Episode 3) [FINN has died suddenly and the school and Glee Club gather together to make several memorials to him. WILL invites present and past Club members to sing a song to the Glee Club for… Continue reading Gospel According to Glee – 40 Days at McKinley High – Day 39 – Good Friday