Monthly Archives: August 2013

The Holy Gospel: September 1, 2013 (Year C)

Read:  Luke 14: 1, 7-14 Meditation:  “The Upside-Down Gospel” This principle doesn’t always work, but a lot of the time if we did the opposite of what the fallen world wants, we would be doing what Jesus wants.  Today’s lesson … Continue reading

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The Holy Gospel: August 25, 2013 (Year C)

Read:  Luke 13:10-17 Meditation:  “People Are Waiting” This is a hard passage for those of us who are professionally religious.  The synagogue-leader’s religious indignation is the foil for showing what God’s mercy looks like, leaving the leader’s view stinking like … Continue reading

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The Holy Gospel: August 18, 2013 (Year C)

Read: Luke 12:49-56 Meditation: “Breaking News” Even when I am watching television in a semi-conscious state, I perk up when a program is interrupted so that “breaking news” can be reported.  I have this reaction when reading today’s passage.  Jesus, … Continue reading

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The Holy Gospel: August 11, 2013 (Year C)

Read:  Luke 12: 32-40 Meditation: “What God Enjoys” Jesus said that God takes pleasure in giving us the Kingdom.  These words follow the passage in which Jesus told us not to worry about our lives. This whole section of the … Continue reading

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The Holy Gospel: August 4, 2013 (Year C)

Read: Luke 12:13-21 Meditation: “Slaying the ‘G’ Demon It would be almost impossible to find one sentence in the Gospels more relevant than the one Jesus spoke to the man in today’s lesson: “be on guard against all kinds of … Continue reading

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First Day: Time Out

Dear Friends, August is another “time out” month for me. I need to step away from writing now and then. Only “The Holy Gospel” posts will continue on Saturdays, nothing else. See you back here for the “First Day” post … Continue reading

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