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Some thoughts on Religion and Politics.

If you have somehow failed to notice, this year is an election year in the United States. In the US we will elect the president and vice president (and the president will appoint A LOT of people), senators and representatives, both federal and state/commonwealth, mayors, city and county councilors, and everything else down to dog … Continue reading Some thoughts on Religion and Politics.

Thy Kingdom Come, May 31, 2020

Reading: Exodus 19.10-20.21 Reflection: In Jewish tradition, the fiftieth day after Passover, that is Pentecost (called Shavuot in Hebrew), is the day when the law was given from the mouth of God to the hand of Moses on Mount Sinai. Since the decisive revelation of God to Jews is the Torah, God's teaching at Sinai, … Continue reading Thy Kingdom Come, May 31, 2020

Thy Kingdom Come, May 30, 2020

Reading: Deuteronomy 16:9-12 Reflection: Tomorrow is the Day of Pentecost, which in Greek means fiftieth day. But what does that mean? In the reading above, the Israelites are commanded to count fifty days from Passover and then hold a festival. I love the way it's written: "Rejoice before the Lord your God—you and your sons and … Continue reading Thy Kingdom Come, May 30, 2020