Month: November 2011

Advent – 2 Peter 3 – We wait for new heavens and a new earth…

2 PETER 3:8-15A 8But do not ignore this one fact, beloved, that with the Lord one day is like a thousand years, and a thousand years are like one day. 9The Lord is not slow about his promise, as some think of slowness, but is patient with you, not wanting any to perish, but all to …

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Psalm 85- The hope of God’s touch…

PSALM 85:1-2, 8-13 1   LORD, you were favorable to your land; you restored the fortunes of Jacob. 2   You forgave the iniquity of your people; you pardoned all their sin.                                              Selah 8   Let me hear what God the LORD will speak, for he will speak peace to his people, to his faithful, to those who turn to him …

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Isaiah 40:1-11 Comfort my people

ISAIAH 40:1-11 1   Comfort, O comfort my people, says your God. 2   Speak tenderly to Jerusalem, and cry to her that she has served her term, that her penalty is paid, that she has received from the Lord”s hand double for all her sins. 3   A voice cries out: “In the wilderness prepare the way of the LORD, …

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The Need for Silence

“The Need for Silence” by Richard Rohr We don’t know how to take joy in simple things anymore because, frankly, we are sated. You and I have had so much thrown at us! Unless we choose to deliberately under-stimulate ourselves, I don’t think we can reasonably talk about spirituality. We don’t really taste, suffer, enjoy, …

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