On Saturday, January 7, we continue our journey through the book of Ruth this Epiphany season. Today’s reading is: Ruth 1:6-14 What are your thoughts about Naomi, Ruth, and Orpah as they deal with the tragedy of their loved ones death? Especially in the middle of a famine.
On the Feast of the Epiphany we begin the journey through Ruth and Esther. Today’s reading is: Ruth 1:1-5
Beginning tomorrow, January 6, you are invited to join us and other members of the Episcopal Church (and hopefully other churches) study two of the less frequently read books in Hebrew Scripture: Ruth and Esther. The creators of the Good Book Club have broken down these two books to be read in small sections over the […]
For Wednesday, January 4, please consider these questions and reflections of Ruth and Esther. Ruth and Esther Introduction Vocabulary and definitions Shavuot – the “Feast of Weeks,” is celebrated seven weeks after Passover (Pesach) origins are to be found in an ancient grain harvest festival Identified with the giving of the Torah on Mount Sinai […]
The Cloister WalkKathleen NorrisFebruary 10-11, 2021 – The Paradox of the Psalms The Psalms are surprising when we think about (1) their place in scripture and worship, (2) the way they are raw expressions of emotions. The Psalms are not neat and clean statements – rather psalms express the full range of human emotions and […]