Philip's encounter with the Ethiopian eunuch. A Bible study.
Real interior silence, not just the absence of noise, is a foundational spiritual discipline. So why are we so resistant to enter into it?
Reflections on the Common Lectionary, Cycle B
I say a ceasefire can and also ought to mean that we will hold our peace, hold our tongues, intentionally muzzle ourselves, become mute in a discussion that can much too easily descend into verbal warfare. Often, when we are quiet in the face of verbal attack, the argument does not escalate into something that all parties involved will regret.
This past Monday, January 3, anti-mountaintop removal activist Judy Bonds exhaled her last breath from the homeland she loved.
Now he was teaching in one of the synagogues on the sabbath. And just then, there appeared a woman with a spirit that had crippled her for eighteen years.