God in the Guise of a Pleading Widow a Sermon on Luke 18:1-8

IMG_2931Ai Weiwei’s exhibit “According to What? at the Art Gallery of Ontario inspired me to look beyond traditional interpretations of Jesus’ parable of the Pleading Widow to see our role as the unjust judge. The gentle breath of a newborn granddaughter enabled me to hear God persistently pleading for justice.

Listen to the sermon here:  

Our second reading was taken from Mechthild of Magdeburg’s “The Flowing Light of the Godhead” 

Godhead MagdeburgOur Scripture Hymn used Ruth C. Duck’s words.

Like a Pleading Widow

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