A Refuge Inside, A Refuge Abides

Psalm 84:1-4; 10 Friends, what comes to mind when you hear the word refuge? What sorts of images fill your head? Feelings you have? Feel free to write them in the comments section. The Book of Psalms, Hebrew תְּהִלִּים‬ or תהילים‬, or Tehillim (praises), is the first book of the Ketuvim [Writings), in the 3rd […]

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Bread Is Us, Is Them, Is Life

John 6:35-37; 48-51 So here’s the thing—bread is a universal food. Now it varies, of course. Some people eat wheat-based bread of all shapes and sizes. You’ve probably tried that at some point in your life—a flaky croissant, a baguette, an Italian loaf, even a doughnut. And even if you’re gluten intolerant, you have options. […]

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Thrice Love

Matthew 28:16-20  NRSV Now the eleven disciples went to Galilee, to the mountain to which Jesus had directed them. 17 When they saw him, they worshiped him; but some doubted. 18 And Jesus came and said to them, “All authority in heaven and on earth has been given to me. 19 Go therefore and make disciples of all […]

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