Anticipation/Transfiguration. It’s making me wait….Often associated with the Heinz ketchup commercial in the video clip above, Carly Simon’s song, Anticipation has gone through my mind over and over this week. This Sunday we celebrate the Transfiguration. Anticipation and Transfiguration - same number of syllables. And the song- one can make a few lyric changes and it speaks to the mountain top experience of Peter, James and John in Luke 9:28-36 Luke 9: 28 Now about eight
Agape that. My sister and I started watching the television series, “For All Mankind” on AppleTV several weeks ago. Upon the recommendation of our brother we got pulled into the drama depicting an alternative history in which the space race between the United States and the Soviet Union takes many twists and turns. The astronauts often use the affirmative response of “copy that”. Over these weeks of watching episodes of that show I have heard over and over again; copy that.
They came to hear him. They came to be healed by him. This week’s gospel reading from Luke 6:17-26 describes Jesus coming down to a level place. Crowds are wanting to hear him and be healed by him. He has called disciples to follow him. In his home town they wanted to throw him off a cliff. Jesus has cleansed lepers and read and interpreted scripture. There have been those who have heard and those who have been healed. Hearing and healing. The music video above features the
Are you following me? I didn’t catch what you said. That sounds like a big fish story. Reflecting upon this week’s gospel reading of Luke 5:1-11 I went down a rabbit hole of idioms. I came across this guide to idioms. You might have some fun looking at it. Hook, line and sinker- I was all in as I explored how often we use idioms, metaphors, and stories. Often I have to check to see if I am correctly using an expression or if that which was used previously still has the sam