Alternative Wisdom

Wisdom of Solomon 6:17-20 The most common type of wisdom in society is what we call conventional wisdom. This is the mainstream, what “everybody knows.” It is society’s understanding about what is real and how people should live. Conventional wisdom includes ideas that are so accepted they are not questioned. These ideas tell us now […]

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Well Traveled

Matthew 5:1-10   Hey, how ya feelin’ today? Blessed? Are ya feelin’ blessed today? If you were to answer “yes” to that question, what does that mean, to be blessed? Let’s ask our friend the dictionary. First off, if this word is used as a verb, it is pronounced blest, with one syllable, i.e. “Before […]

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Lighten Up!

Matthew 11:16-19; 25-30 Can you sense when you are in a heavy environment?Do you recognize when the environment is light?How do you know? In our Gospel story today, Jesus of Nazareth is getting impatient. He seems to compare the behavior of the people around him to children bickering back and forth. Na, na, na, na, […]

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