Hear, read, mark, and inwardly digest

A postcard from the 25th Sunday after Pentecost 11/14/21 This is one of my favorite prayers in the Book of Common Prayer! Blessed Lord, who caused all holy Scriptures to be written for our learning: Grant us so to hear them, read, mark, learn, and inwardly digest them, that we may embrace and ever holdContinue reading “Hear, read, mark, and inwardly digest”

“…where the blind can see”

A postcard from the 22nd Sunday after Pentecost 10/24/21 “What do you want me to do for you?” That is the question Jesus asks the blind man on the road outside Jericho that would change that man’s life. [Mark 10:46-52] This scene closes out the travel narrative in Mark that began in Chapter 8. ThroughoutContinue reading ““…where the blind can see””

“…where the least are the greatest”

A postcard from the 21st Sunday after Pentecost 10/17/21 “Grant us to sit, one at your right hand and one at your left, in your glory.” Jesus knows that James and John don’t fully understand what they are asking for, but he does not rebuke them. [Mark 10:35-45] Instead he tries to redirect them toContinue reading ““…where the least are the greatest””