Consider the Ravens...and the Lilies (Psalm 147; Luke 12:22-34)

Consider the Ravens...and the Lilies (Psalm 147; Luke 12:22-34)

This week, my attention is drawn to an easily overlooked line in Psalm 147 that is focused somewhere between deep space and the human heart : “He covers the heavens with clouds; He prepares rain for the earth; He makes grass grow on the hills. He gives to the beasts their food, and to the young ravens that cry” (8-9).

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Conversation with an Armor Wearer (Ephesians 6:10-20)

Conversation with an Armor Wearer (Ephesians 6:10-20)

I don't know much about ordinary armor...let alone have I actually ever worn it myself. So when it came time to do a deep dive on the text for this weekend, a text where St. Paul encourages us to "put on the full armor of God" (6:11) I thought I would enlist the help of my friend Daniel Mehaffey. Daniel takes part in the Society of Creative Anachronism.

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