Presiding Bishop Michael Curry preaching at Trinity, Wall Street, at the opening of the 2016 Trinity Institute, with a sermon on Matthew 8, the story of the centurion’s servant.
Make this Advent different. Every day, let’s turn our vague intentions into a single, deliberate act of love. God knows and loves us in our fears and foolishness as well as in our courage and goodness.
It is the work of learning to care for one another, to dream together, to sacrifice for the greater good that make a thing worth doing.
Mark 12: 28-34
We are well into Mark’s gospel. The end of our liturgical year is near. Jesus is in Jerusalem. And his time for teaching is short. So in case you haven’t been paying attention, Jesus explains the whole meaning of life in two bite-sized lessons: Love God with your whole heart. Love your neighbor as yourself.
Sure we’ve heard the words over and over. But do we live them over and over? Is the message fresh and alive in us… […]