Serving: lessons

dishonest-steward13 No servant can serve two masters. He will either hate one and love the other, or be devoted to one and despise the other. You cannot serve God and mammon.

The teaching portion of uses parallel opposites – trustworthy/dishonest, dishonest wealth/true wealth, small/great, what belongs to another/what belongs to you. Verse 13 forms a conclusion to the parable formed by an: Continue reading


steam_locomotiveI have always like words and the origin of words – just fascinating stuff.  Today’s “Word of the Day” from Merriam-Webster is a blend of etymology and things Franciscan. Juggernaut is a massive inexorable force, campaign, movement, or object that crushes whatever is in its path.  So, why is that the definition? That’s where the Franciscan aspect comes in. Continue reading