Paying Attention

Eighth Sunday after Pentecost 17 July 2010 ((Genesis 18:1-10   Psalm 15   Colossians 1:15-28   Luke 10:38-42) “Paying attention” It usually begins when the doorbell rings and through the window, you see an old friend, or a longtime acquaintance. They come in, and you offer them something to drink, and then say, “How about staying for dinner?” … More Paying Attention

Traveling Mercies

Sixth Sunday after Pentecost 4 July 2010 (Isaiah 66:10-14   Psalm 66  Galatians 6:1-16   Luke 10:1-11, 16-20) “Traveling Mercies” “Broken things have been on my mind lately because so much has been broken in my life this year and the lives of people I love.” So writes Anne Lamott in her book entitled, Traveling Mercies. She … More Traveling Mercies

The Packing List

Pentecost 6C – The Packing List July 3, 2010 Luke 10:1-11,16-20 This is the season of family vacations. It’s the weekend of family trips. AAA estimates that about 35 million people in the U.S. will travel over 100 miles this weekend. I think I’ve met half of them here in Gettysburg today!