Transcript of the Post: Welcome back to If Necessary Use Words! This is a place for praying with images. I’m Jon Shematek, a Deacon in the Episcopal Diocese of Maryland. Every Monday, we’ll look at a portion of the Gospel assigned for the upcoming Sunday, and reflect together using a form of Visio Divina, in which we combine scriptural text, …
March 19, 2018 A reflection on families and separated children, with an invitation to help guide those who are lost. Based on a portion of the text assigned for today’s Daily Office, on St. Joseph’s day, Luke 2: 45-49, in which Jesus stays behind in the Temple and his parents spend several frantic days trying to find him.
March 4, 2018 A reflection on Jesus, the Cleansing of the Temple, and our own need to challenge the status quo Based on a portion of the text assigned for today’s Eucharist from the Gospel of John 2:13-17, in which Jesus overturns the tables of the money-changers and causes a commotion in the Temple of Jerusalem
January 13 Daily Office Gospel (portion) John 2:13-21