Lazarus Sunday

laughter of a 125 year old Israeli. Source unknown. Lazarus’s laughter brought a challenge to yesterday’s sermon (April 10th 2011). “Doesn’t God only laugh at the wicked?” was my tight-lipped challenger’s question. According to the Lazarus’s post-mortem report I had picked up from Eugene O’Neill’s play, Lazarus LAUGHED. Lazarus had replied to his sisters’ question […]

>Blessing

>It is easy to believe we are ‘cursed’ – naturally, not supernaturally, I mean. The media messages pick on our personal, social and institutional points of vulnerability. All these voices leave us with a deep sense of unease. If we feel cursed ourselves the likelihood is that we will curse others.However, if we know we […]