Even So

Easter 2B  John 20:19-31 “…the doors of the house where [they] met were locked for fear…” This is the opening scene of our Gospel text for today and a description of Jesus’ disciples on that first Easter evening. They were behind locked doors, afraid. It is a feeling we might find very familiar because at…

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Speak To Me Of The Resurrection

A few times lately I have made reference to the fact that my mother passed away in September. Actually, I despise that phrase: passed away. Makes it sound so benign and innocent. She was peacefully at rest when she “passed away” but I do not believe for a moment that death itself is sweet, innocent or benign.…

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Remember O Mortal

Remember O Mortal, you are dust and to dust you shall return. For this perishable body must put on imperishability, and this mortal body must put on immortality. When this perishable body puts on imperishability, and this mortal body puts on immortality, then the saying that is written will be fulfilled: ‘Death has been swallowed up…

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