Monthly Archives: October 2010

We get to carry each other

by Karen Salter (Mark 2:1-12) The day I graduated from law school my father told me that this opportunity to be of service to another was one of the greatest life offered.  He also said that what would matter most … Continue reading

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Who are my mother and my brothers?

by Barbara Ambrose (Mark 3:31-35). Last Sunday John and I attended a reunion of members of my late mother’s extended family.  I have vague childhood memories of a handful of maternal relatives, but with few exceptions I was meeting most … Continue reading

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Sons of Thunder and Daughter of the Whine

By Marty Watkin (Mark chapter 3, verses 13-19 Jesus appoints the 12 apostles) This week in Mark, I’ve been concentrating on the verses where Jesus dubs 12 people his intimates, those with whom he’ll spend the most time in the … Continue reading

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Lectio: Mark 1

By Scott Lipscomb (reposted from his blog with permission, http://lifesalap.blogspot.com) I began lectio divina reading of Mark today. I read chapter 1 through three times. I read almost aloud, mouthing the words in a breathy whisper to slow myself down. … Continue reading

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