Sunday Reflection: Words, words, words

Posted March 4, 2018 4:36 pm by Maria K.

Sunday Reflection: Words, words, words

Today’s reflection is brought to you by Psalm 19.O God,I’ve come to a placewhere I am tired of words.I like to think thatyou gave us two earsand one mouthfor obvious reasons.But we seemto have gotten mixed up somewhere.Some of us thinkthat every word in The Biblewas literally spoken by you(even the words about violence and vengeance).We forget that you are compassion and love.We’ve gotten into the habitof thinking that we have to usemany fancy wordsto address you,multitudes of wordsrepeated endlessly to implore your mercy.We forget that it’s already ours.Perhaps you’d prefer fewer wordsand more silence –so that we can hear

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