Far and Near

September 9, 2018/Mark 7:24-37 This morning’s gospel reading brings us not one but two miracle stories – two encounters that end with Jesus offering healing.  But there’s a third “healing” of sorts that takes place within these stories, and it is that healing that has the most to teach us. The story opens with Jesus… Read More Far and Near

From the Heart

September 2, 2018/Mark 7:1-8, 14-15, 21-23 Several years ago when our daughter moved to New York for work, I made my first visit to Brooklyn.  Driving into the borough on Flatbush, I was struck by the signs on the buildings in one section – signage that was carefully scripted in Hebrew.  In time, I learned… Read More From the Heart