Narrative Lectionary: Dinner Time (Luke 24:13-35)

One of the many things I love about being an aunt is seeing how my brothers reappear in their kids.  A certain laugh, or a way of thinking, or the rebellious choices my nephews and niece make all evoke my brothers in earlier stages of life.  I find my parents in their physical gestures, too,… Read More

Narrative Lectionary: Lost and Found (Luke 15:1-32)

When my daughter was in middle school, she was torn between her natural thriftiness and a longing for the “it” lunch bag.  In a storm of middle school angst, we talked about this dilemma day after day, until one day it solved itself.  The longed-for lunch bag appeared in the school lost and found.  It… Read More

Narrative Lectionary: Spread the Word (Luke 7:1-17)

This week, millions of people around the globe are contending with COVID.  Some are in hospitals on vents, and others are at home; some are desperately trying to recover, and others have mild symptoms.  To the tremendous sorrow of friends and family, some of the sick will die, as millions of people around the globe… Read More