Tag Archives: Summer

Reading the Gospel of Matthew in the summertime! A response from Aotearoa/ New Zealand

Rosalie Sugrue has responded to my post of two days ago with her seasonal take on the gospel of Matthew. Reading the Gospel of Matthew in the summertime [improv on Maren Jan 22/2020] There’s something old and dusty, the way … Continue reading

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A Shift in Seasons — guest post

Three voices today. First is R. Matthew Stevens of First Nations Canada with a prayer for the longest day in the Northern Hemisphere. (Note that I put here the version that Pilgrim Press really wanted in the book Gifts in … Continue reading

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On reading Luke in the summer

I have a spiritual discipline that involves reading one gospel over and over again each season and then, near the end of the season, seeing what have come of the connection of that particular time and the text. So I … Continue reading

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Collect for a Summer Still Life — Josephine and Koi

Just a small prayer for these late summer days in the Northern Hemisphere. God who wakes goldfish from pond mud and settles on her usual bench the ninety-eight year old woman without teeth who feeds them a hot dog bun, … Continue reading

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June 18, 2012 Pentecost – the twenty-second day

We share seasons with one another, though the seasons we experience may be different. For those of you who are reading this blog in the southern hemisphere, winter is drawing in, while for those in the northern hemisphere it is … Continue reading

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