May 23, 2021, Lectionary

This Pentecost, may the church all over the world rise up from pandemic, put back together and empowered by the Holy Spirit. Ezekiel 37:1-14

The presence of God's Spirit is important, even life giving, to all creatures and elements and successes in our world. Let's welcome him! Psalm 104:24-35

Since sin entered, the earth has been groaning under climate change and many other assaults. We hardly know how to hope, but the Holy Spirit knows how to pray the prayers we need. Romans 8:22-27

Jesus noticed their sadness at his impending departure, and he gave them the best gift available in the whole universe. Look at all the Holy Spirit will do! John 15:26-16:15

Thoughts about Listening

I have to give up some of the natural drive always to be seen as right and powerful, in order for healing conversations to take place. Ezekiel 37:1-14

What I need as much as my food is a good listening to. Psalm 104:24-35

Listen if you will to the groaning of your garden in its effort to bring forth fruit under the load of pollution it carries. Then let us nurture our hope for less pollution. Romans 8:22-27

Pondering, how do I know and recognize if someone is sad or having a bad day and what gift might I give to show love to that person. John 15:26-16:15