Humpday Devo: Veteran’s Day/Armistice Day

This week’s Humpday Devo is about Veteran’s Day, known originally as Armistice Day.   Scripture Matthew 8:5-13 When he entered Capernaum, a centurion came to him, appealing to him and saying, ‘Lord, my servant is lying at home paralysed, in terrible distress.’ And he said to him, ‘I will come and cure him.’ The centurion answered, ‘Lord, I am not worthy to have you come under my … Continue reading Humpday Devo: Veteran’s Day/Armistice Day

Humpday Devo: Post-Election Pick Me Up

This week’s Humpday Devo is a simple Post-Election Pick Me Up. Scripture Deuteronomy 29:10-13 You stand assembled today, all of you, before the Lord your God—the leaders of your tribes, your elders, and your officials, all the men of Israel, your children, your women, and the aliens who are in your camp, both those who cut your wood and those who draw your water— to … Continue reading Humpday Devo: Post-Election Pick Me Up

Humpday Devo: The Body is a Temple

This week’s Humpday Devo is about BODIES. Scripture Proverbs 20:29 The glory of youths is their strength, but the beauty of the aged is their grey hair. Poem I Sing the Body Electric, by Walt Whitman 1 I sing the body electric, The armies of those I love engirth me and I engirth them, They will not let me off till I go with them, respond … Continue reading Humpday Devo: The Body is a Temple

Humpday Devo: Forgiveness

This week’s Humpday Devo is about Forgiveness. Scripture Matthew 18:21-22 Then Peter came and said to him, ‘Lord, if another member of the church* sins against me, how often should I forgive? As many as seven times?’ Jesus said to him, ‘Not seven times, but, I tell you, seventy-seven* times. Poem “Forgiveness” Each moment things forgive you. All your hours Are crowded with rich penitence … Continue reading Humpday Devo: Forgiveness

Humpday Devo: Children’s Sabbath

This week’s Humpday Devo is about Children’s Spirituality, in recognition of Children’s Sabbath: this weekend. Scripture Matthew 18:1-5 At that time the disciples came to Jesus and asked, ‘Who is the greatest in the kingdom of heaven?’ He called a child, whom he put among them, and said, ‘Truly I tell you, unless you change and become like children, you will never enter the kingdom of … Continue reading Humpday Devo: Children’s Sabbath

Humpday Devo: Feast of St. Francis of Assisi

This week’s Humpday Devo is about St. Francis of Assisi, whose feast day in the Roman Catholic church is today. Scripture Matthew 5:1-12 When Jesus saw the crowds, he went up the mountain; and after he sat down, his disciples came to him. Then he began to speak, and taught them, saying: ‘Blessed are the poor in spirit, for theirs is the kingdom of heaven. … Continue reading Humpday Devo: Feast of St. Francis of Assisi