Tag Archives: Domination System

The Parable of the Dishonest Steward

Reflections on the Readings for Sunday 18 September 2016 (Twenty-Fifth Sunday in Ordinary Time) Amos 8:4-7;Psalm 113:1-2, 4-8; 1 Timothy 2:1-8; Luke 16:1-13 You can find the readings here. Jesus warns us that we cannot serve two masters. What implications … Continue reading

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Loving our enemies by playing the fool

Reflections on the readings for Sunday 23 February 2014 [Seventh Sunday in Ordinary Time] Leviticus 19:1-2, 17-18; Psalm 103:1-4, 8, 10, 12-13; 1 Corinthians 3:16-23; Matthew 5:38-48 (Find the readings here.) Jesus was not the first to sum up the … Continue reading

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Not that kind of king

Reflections on the readings for Sunday 24 November 2013 (Solemnity of Christ the King) 2 Samuel 5:1-3; Psalm 122:1-5; Colossians 1:12-20; Luke 23:35-43 (Find them here) David’s journey to kingship was a circuitous one. Samuel anointed the shepherd boy during … Continue reading

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Bursting with Gratitude

Reflections on the readings for Sunday 13 October 2013 (Twenty-eighth Sunday in Ordinary Time) 2 Kings 5:14-17;  Psalm 98:1-4; 2 Timothy 2:8-13; Luke 17:11-19  The readings can be found here Sometimes we’re so grateful we could burst – joy explodes … Continue reading

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Cheating the old master

Reflections on the Readings for Sunday 22 September 2013 Amos 8:4-7;Psalm 113:1-2, 4-8; 1 Timothy 2:1-8; Luke 16:1-13 Jesus warns us that we cannot serve two masters. What implications does that have for how we relate to authority? Paul writing … Continue reading

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Not that kind of king

Reflections on the Readings for Sunday 25 November 2012 Daniel 7:13-14; Psalm 93:1-2, 5; Revelation 1:5-8; John 18:33b-37 In the Godly Play lesson for the first week of Advent I will tell the children: “A King is coming, but he … Continue reading

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A different perspective on the Widow’s Mite

Reflections on the Readings for Sunday 11 November 2012 1 Kings 17:10-16; Psalm 146:7-10; Hebrews 9:22-28; Mark 12:38-44 I have almost always heard the story of the Widow’s Mite interpreted as an example of sacrificial giving which we are to … Continue reading

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