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Kingdoms Rise and Kingdoms Fall But We Go On

Year B – Season after Pentecost Proper 6 (11) (June 17, 2018) Fourth Sunday after Pentecost  Readings:  1 Samuel 15:34 – 16:13  Psalm 20  2 Corinthians 5:6-10, (11-13), 14-17  Mark 4:26-34 Kingdoms Rise and Kingdoms Fall But We Go On As I was reflecting upon our readings this morning I was reminded of a line, it came almost unbidden: “Kingdoms rise and kingdoms fall but we go on.” It is from the band U2’s title […]

The freedom to lament

I began writing this as a reply to John’s comment on my introduction to Lamentations, but I think I would like to move the discussion up to the level of a post. In so doing I hope that some of you who have counseled those in grief or gone through your own grieving and struggling will be willing to share how it is you (and perhaps have not) been able to be honest with God. […]