Martin Luther King Day 2018

Monday, January 15th   Today we celebrate the life and work of the Reverend Doctor, Martin Luther King Jr., a man who more than any other, fulfilled the role of our nation’s conscience.   He was a prophet, not in the sense that he saw the future (though he did), that is not what a […]

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A Homily – Mark 1:7 – 11 ©

The Gospel According to Mark – 2018.01.01   John and Jesus The gospel for the day illustrates the movement from the ministry of John to the ministry of Jesus. The narrative is executed with a minimum of fanfare, and with only a slight suggestion that the transposition from John to Jesus was ordained by God. […]

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A Homily – Luke 2:22 – 40 ©

  The Gospel According to Luke – 2017.12.31   Fulfillment Propaganda, and Mythology Read the narrative carefully. It is mythology and propaganda, as such it is a deviation from the way, for the way is always found in the service of the truth. The gospel writers gave us narratives concerning the early life of Jesus […]

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Faith Seeking Understanding

Belief Beyond Knowing Does God exist? Does the universe, and do we human beings as a part of it, have a purpose beyond the fulfillment of our immediate desires? Is the entire construct we call reality just an accident, a random sequence of events that are completely unnecessary, un-called for, and as meaningful as the […]

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