Fourth Sunday in Lent: March 30, 2014
This week as we continue on our Lenten journey of “Cultivating Sacred Space” we are invited to see the light in new and inspiring ways. We begin in the Old Testament reading with Samuel grieving over Saul; surely, the darkness that can accompany grief and loss is something many of us know all too well on our spiritual journey.
In the Psalm, we read the familiar words of Psalm 23…but maybe we pause to hear the words a bit more personally, “Though I walk through the valley of the shadow of death, I shall fear no evil; for you are with me; your rod and your staff, they comfort me.” (Psalm 23:4). We begin to realize that we are not alone, and the flicker of the light of God’s presence begins to ignite.
As if in response, the Epistle reading…
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