Monthly Archives: March 2017

Trusting the darkness

Text: John 9:1-41 (Jesus heals a blind man) Light can lead to enlightenment; and so light is central to healing. In today’s reading, Jesus calls himself “the light of the world” before he heals a blind person. Like a person … Continue reading

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From here to eternity

Text: John 4:5-42 (Living Water) Who are we? How do we describe ourselves? And with whom or what do we identify? These are some of the questions that come to my mind after hearing today’s Gospel reading. In the reading, … Continue reading

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Belonging, behaving, and believing

Text: John 3:1-17 (born from above) “Who’ll walk me down to church when I’m sixty years of age / When the ragged dog they gave me has been ten years in the grave / And senorita play guitar, play it … Continue reading

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Joy in the wilderness

Texts: Genesis 3 (“the Fall”); Matthew 4:1-11 (Jesus tempted in the desert) Last week, we marked the start of Lent in a couple of ways here at Mill Woods United Church. Yesterday after the Bread Run, a group of volunteers … Continue reading

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