Joy, Disbelief, and Wonder:

A Sermon for 3 Easter

For much of last year, I visited with a really wonderful woman who was dying. I called her often enough that I put her number in my phone. After a long and hard struggle, she finally died, and we had a big funeral to celebrate her life.
  

A few days later my phone rang. I casually checked to see who was calling. To my astonishment, it was the dead woman. I just about jumped out of my skin..

Pretty quickly, I realized that it was in fact her husband calling from their home phone. . . . But I will long remember that little shiver that happens when we encounter something uncanny.

That moment was a teeny, tiny version of a part of what the disciples experienced in our gospel reading this morning. When Jesus appears, they thought they were seeing a ghost, and they were startled and terrified. . . .(click on title above title)

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Day 102: Religion and Politics (1 Samuel 16)

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The political scene described in our readings for today makes me feel better about politics in America! Tension and danger are everywhere. The problem that inspires the people to ask for a king in the first place was enemies encroaching on all sides. The greatest threat was the Philistines, who ...

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