At Commencement at Harvard University, the minister at the Memorial Church renowned preacher, Peter Gomes, used to tell the graduates this famous bible story:
“As they were being driven out of Eden, and at the east the flaming sword barricaded the tree of life and blocked the way back, Eve turned to Adam and said, ‘My dear, we are entering a time of transition.’”
I want to talk about Eric Garner.
I want to talk about Michael Brown.
Through a Glass, Dimly[i]
Isaiah 52:13–53:12; Psalm 40:1-14; Hebrews 10:1-25; John 18:31-19:37
It’s been a hell of a Lent.
James 2:1-9 Who Is My Neighbor?
“But I was her slave and I suppose she did not recognize me as her neighbor.”
Let us pray. O Holy One, may only your words be spoken, may only your words be heard. Amen.
2 Corinthians 4:5-12
“If any want to become my followers, let them deny themselves and take up their cross daily and follow me. For those who want to save their life will lose it, and those who lose their life for my sake will save it.”
Monday, September 30
Feast of St. Michael and All Angels
Zechariah 8:1-8 Reading for the Daily Eucharistic Lectionary
Christ Chapel, Seminary of the Southwest
September 30, 2013: Tomorrow the healthcare marketplace will open, and you can register and choose a plan to insure that your costs will be paid if you get really sick. The system will work if enough healthy people sign up, and their premiums will cover the cost of the people who aren’t healthy and who will have a ton of expenses.