Beth Richardson provides lots of thought-provoking materials. This post on surviving exile is a fine example.
Substantial challenges exist during our exile times (exiled by various issues including COVID-19 along with the confluence of additional pandemics like racial injustice, economic inequality and climate destabilization.) Perhaps it’s time to consider one of the possible actions below…
POSSIBLE ACTIONS – Consider Beth’s commentary. In this midst of these isolation times, think about when to
- “Take action.
- Stay in the present moment.
- Go outside.
- Take a media break.
- Remember the long view.”
SONG OPPORTUNITY: Beth’s prose and use of Psalm 137 is a good reminder of the song On the Willows. Click HERE to hear the song from the show Godspell.
Enjoy the day, filled with the Spirit!
Lectionary Texts for Sunday, October 18, 2020:
- Exodus 33:12-23 and Psalm 99
- Isaiah 45:1-7 and Psalm 96:1-9, (10-13)
- 1 Thessalonians 1:1-10
- Matthew 22:15-22
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