Lectionary Haiku 9 March 2022

Why do bad things happen to good people? Surely a question being asked a lot during these excruciating times. The Psalm again gives us a faith-based launching pad. The opening chapter of Job begins a classic Judaic wisdom story. The Luke passage raises the issue of just how much agency Satan (The Accuser) has. Did the devil really make me do it? (Click on each link to see the text)

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Psalm 17

Keep me focused, Lord
Too easily I slumber
Waking is on you.


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Job 1:1-22

Shock pushes a cry
Naked I was born; naked I die
But blessed be God!


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Luke 21:34-22:6

When the easy way
Betrays all that I can be
Is’t Satan or me?


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

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