Like most preachers, I’ve been struggling with what to say this week. Struggling with what to say to others, when I am coming up painfully short with something to say to myself. And then, like a breath of fresh wind straight from the Holy Spirit, the families of the victims have begun to speak. And what’s the word we hear? Forgiveness. It’s unbelievable, isn’t it? We can come with ramped up anti-racism programs – and […]
I’m the father of a kindergartner. My heart is broken. Just broken. I can’t even get my head around this horrific tragedy. I can’t understand it, much less help others to understand it. But, I can pray. We all can. Officiant Lord Jesus, you call the little children to come to you. And it is to you that we come, and to you that we pray.
The following is a reflection on Job 38:1-7, 34-41, the Hebrew Bible lesson appointed for Proper 24B, according to the Revised Common Lectionary. If the opening chapters of Genesis tell us how the universe was created, the Voice of God booming from the Whirlwind in the end of The Book of Job tells us that and much more.