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John 1:1-18

One of my Brothers told me the other day about seeing Julia Child weeping.  She was with the French chef Jacques Pepin on her TV show and they had made a nectarine tart.  When it was finished, they sat down to eat.  Julia wept.  That something so good, so beautiful, so wonderful, so delicious should exist in this life moved her to tears. Continue reading

The Mark of Jonah – Br. Mark Brown

Jonah 3:1-4:11/Psalm 67/Luke 11:29-32

We continue this evening with “Seers and Sages: Preaching the Prophets.”  For this second installment I will be presumptuous and try a little prophecy of my own.  I don’t have a crystal ball, but I do have the Times and the Globe and The Economist and online news sources. And the Bible: I’d like to do this with specific reference to Jonah–a minor prophet with a major message. Continue reading