Ask Again

  10th Sunday after Pentecost July 24, 2016 Luke 11: 1-13 You can click on this link to open the reading in Oremus Bible Browser   Prayer!  It should be so simple, right?  Listen to Jesus, just ask, and don’t be afraid to ask.  But it never is.  I’ve had so many people tell me that […]

Praise the LORD

  7th Sunday after Pentecost July 10, 2016 Psalm 146  You can click on this link to read the text in Oremus Bible Browser.   Every day the monks at St Andrew’s Abbey in Valyermo California sing the psalms.  They chant them at 6:00 and 8:00 am, at 5:00 and 8:00pm.  In each service several psalms […]

A New Song

  6th Sunday after Pentecost July 3, 2016 Psalm 40  You can click not this link to read the text in Oremus Bible Browser.   Years ago Macy Gray stepped up to the microphone to accept a Grammy for best new album.  She’d been singing for a while and had a small following, but her album was […]

My Light and My Salvation

  5th Sunday after Pentecost June 26, 2016 Psalm 27 and Matthew 6: 25-34  You can click on these links to read the texts in Oremus Bible Browser. “Don’t worry, be happy!” Remember that one? That seems to be Jesus’ tune in the Gospel reading. He’s preaching his Sermon on the Mount, and manages to cover […]


  4th Sunday after Pentecost June 19, 2016 Psalm 69: 1-16 and verses 30-36  You can click on this link to read Psalm 69 in Oremus Bible Browser. This is a perfect week for talking about Psalms of Lament, often called Psalms of Complaint. In a world that seems to have gone totally off the rails, […]