Made to Love

Readings for the Fifth Sunday of Easter: http://lectionarypage.net/YearB_RCL/Easter/BEaster5_RCL.html Most of the time in these Living Sunday School posts, I focus on the Gospel reading for the particular Sunday. We are, after all, to proclaim the good news of Jesus because we ourselves are recipients of the good news that God loves us and invites usContinue reading “Made to Love”

Don’t Tell Anyone …

Let’s continue with the eighth chapter of the good news story as Mark tells it to us. There is just so much to unpack in the last sixteen verses of this chapter! We’ve talked about the curious two-part healing of the blind man and part of the conversation Jesus has with his disciples after theContinue reading “Don’t Tell Anyone …”

What’s Love got to do with it?

Y’all can all thank me later for that ear worm. I was having a conversation with my sister the other evening and she asked if I’d read “that book about love wins”. I immediately started throwing titles and authors at her and she stopped and asked, “just how many books with love in the titleContinue reading “What’s Love got to do with it?”

On the Eighth Day of Christmas …

Happy eighth day of Christmas and New Year’s, Y’all! On the eighth day of Christmas, Yahweh gives to us: Love. You may be asking yourself, “Self, why did Mother Nancy throw Love in the middle, why not make it the first gift?” And my honest answer is, “I don’t know.” As I sat down toContinue reading “On the Eighth Day of Christmas …”