The Desperation of Poverty, Part 1

The Desperation of Poverty, Part 1 Then he looked up at his disciples and said: “Blessed are you who are poor, for yours is the kingdom of God. Blessed are you who are hungry now, for you will be filled. Blessed are you who weep now, for you will laugh.” Luke 6:20-21 As I prepared … Continue reading The Desperation of Poverty, Part 1

The Poverty of Wealth

  The Poverty of Wealth Now as they went on their way, he entered a certain village, where a woman named Martha welcomed him into her home. She had a sister named Mary, who sat at the Lord’s feet and listened to what he was saying. But Martha was distracted by her many tasks.  Luke … Continue reading The Poverty of Wealth

Let My Words Be Few

Let My Words Be Few Never be rash with your mouth, nor let your heart be quick to utter a word before God, for God is in heaven, and you upon earth; therefore let your words be few. Ecclesiastes 5:2 Since the season of Lent, I have been practicing the spiritual discipline of silence. I … Continue reading Let My Words Be Few