Reflection on Psalm 131

[This is an excerpt from my sermon for March 22, 2015. You can read the full sermon text here.] I have calmed and quieted my soul, like a weaned child with its mother; my soul is like the weaned child that is with me. “I have calmed and quieted my soul.” This calm, this stillness,…

Psalm 131 Call to Worship

Our scripture readings this Sunday are Luke 13:34-35 and Psalm 131. Here is the call to worship I wrote: Our Creator longs to gather us under her wings. We long to rest near the Divine heartbeat. In this sacred space of worship, God’s longing and our longing meet. Like sheltered chicks, Like weaned children, We…