Lectionary Haiku 15 Feb 2022

Okay, feedback supports this idea so let’s keep it rolling. Same Psalm; different take.

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Psalm 120

Lying lips seek rescue
Is it my own or others?
Truth burns dross away

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Ezra 1:1-11

A new dawn breaks bright
Home coming to a new start –
Farfetched Messiah!

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2 Corinthians 1:12-19

Vacillating plans
With a people of trust
Harbours a strong Yes!

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Not really retired but reshaped and reshaping. Now a pilgrim at large ready to engage with what each day brings.

3 thoughts on “Lectionary Haiku 15 Feb 2022

  1. I need to read the biblical versus attached to catch the full meaning of some of these, and it’s my first time NOT reading the King James version. It was jarring at first, but so much easier! šŸ˜šŸ˜‰šŸ‘šŸ»


    1. I feel your pain and your gain! All my training in exegesis follows the mantra “background and meaning then; background and meaning now.” To dig into instinctive responses via haiku is an inviting and fresh approach for me as I approach my dotage! šŸ™‚ If you are using the Oremus links to the bible references, you will find options for other translations including King James. NRSV is my habitual go to as the reputed most recent universally endorsed scholarly version.

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