What I like about the “blogosphere” is that I don’t have to say everything that needs to be said or can be said. There are so many articulate voices sharing insight, wisdom and hope. Michael K. Marsh is a voice I seek out. His sermon for the Fifth Sunday of Easter (Year C) speaks to my heart. It speaks to the conversation we began in the Forum on Sunday. I pray that it will speak to your heart. ~dan
“I saw a new heaven and a new earth,” St. John says. “I saw the holy city, the new Jerusalem, coming down out of heaven from God.” I heard “the one who was seated on the throne [say], ‘See, I am making all things new.’”
In the last two weeks I have seen and heard something very different. A bombing in Boston. An explosion in West, Texas. An earthquake in China. A collapsed building in Bangladesh. These things are happening not only at the state, national, and global levels. They are local too. I know that for some of you the ground under your feet is shaking and unstable, the structures of your life have collapsed, your world has exploded.
With all that I have seen and heard I go back to the Revelation to St. John but I don’t want to read his words again. I want to see…
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