Thursday, January 12, 2012

Hearing God

I was at the food pantry this afternoon with both English and Spanish speakers. We had our work set out for us, a HUGE amount of milk came in that we had to box up so it could be refrigerated. We probably worked for about an hour and half solid to get this done. I think we were all pretty pleased with what we accomplished so while working on something else one of the Spanish speaking men showed me something and said a few words and I understood and we both laughed (because he was making a joke). And this reminded me of being in Nicaragua, working hard and getting just a few words across during the day. It seemed sufficient. Which made me think about how so often we may just hear one word from God, or get a certain feeling of God's presence and it is more than enough and we walk away with a smile on our face.

Easter ... ready ... set ... go!

Matthew 28:1-10 About three years ago I committed to the Narrative Lectionary.   It is a four-year cycle that takes the congregation t...