Useless Prayer

A couple of weeks ago, the gospel reading was Luke’s telling of the Mary and Martha story. In that story Martha comes to Jesus and says, “… Tell her [Mary] to help me”.  Two weeks later in the gospel reading, Luke 12:13-21, a person asks Jesus, “Teacher, tell my brother to divide the family inheritance with […]

Late Again, Blog Action Day

Those of you who pay attention to these things know that Wednesday was “Blog Action Day”  a day when bloggers around the world wrote about poverty. I didn’t find out about this until yesterday, and didn’t get around to writing anything until today. When I read about Blog Action Day, my first thought was, “What […]