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All reading is interpretation.
This coming Sunday is likely to cast fear into the hearts of those preachers who attempt to follow the Revised Common Lectionary assigned readings as the guide for their preaching.
At times translators make curious choices.
See some beautiful words about four young ladies who have appeared from time to time on this blog: https://salta2016.wordpress.com/2016/08/28/i-will-hold-my-own-hand/
Nine years ago today on my birthday, an amazing little being came into our lives, the first of four blessed additions to our family.
I live in a country which on 20 July 2005, became the first country outside of Europe and the fourth in the world to legalize same-sex marriage.
Every Sunday I call people forward to communion with a short invitation.
In my sermon this morning, I suggested that, when Jeremiah heard God’s call to be a prophet, he attempted to duck the call.
It turns out, I did not need to bother this morning trying to explain the religious right’s support for Donald Trump, Jerry Falwell Jr. himself has come to my aid and explained his endorsement of Donald Trump for president of the United States with an Op-Ed piece at the Washington Post (https://www.washingtonpost.com/opinions/jerry-falwell-jr-trump-is-the-churchillian-leader-we-need/2016/08/19/b1ff79e0-64b1-11e6-be4e-23fc4d4d12b4_story.html?utm_term=.c3619ad01f46).