Day: December 17, 2013
The Rev. Joanna Fontaine Crawford, Unitarian Universalist minister
The economic interests of the rich and the rest are at odds, writes Shamus Khan in an op-ed for The New York Times. And since 1979, the interest of the rich have been served. After sketching in the economic background, Khan, an associate professor of sociology writes:
The real hope of Advent is that God, in God’s way and God’s time, is bringing to completion what God began in Jesus, a hope that animates and empowers God’s people with a genuine zest for life. So this Advent, please do not obstruct these gates; instead, let’s proclaim the one who is life itself.
Delight yourself also in the Lord, and he shall give you the desire of your heart. (Psalm 37:4) What strange and troubling times we live in. But these are not the first and surely will not be the last. David was a connoisseur of troubled times — mostly his own making. As we wait on …