Archives for August 2011

Burning bush

In Exodus we are told the story of God getting the attention of Moses who was out in the wilderness herding the goats.  How did God manage to do this?  With a burning bush that wasn’t being burned up!  Once Moses got closer out of curiosity, God told him to go tell Pharoah to let […]

Noisy Sabbath Prayer

The practicing of silence before you, God, is difficult.  It is difficult precisely because I need it, right?  Some of your people call this stillness “meditation.”  Some call it “contemplation.”  Some recognize silence as vital for prayer.  Not a few call it a waste of time or “new-age.”  Your psalmists simply say, “Wait for the […]