Tag: prophets

Here I Am, Your Servant Is Listening

Our Scripture readings continue with the theme of call. Yesterday’s was the calling of Jesus’ disciples, and today, in the First Book of Samuel, we read about the calling of the prophet Samuel. Then Eli [the prophet] understood that God was calling the youth.… Continue Reading “Here I Am, Your Servant Is Listening”

Building Monuments

Not long ago I spent a week in Springfield, Illinois, and had the opportunity to visit both the Lincoln Museum and Lincoln’s Tomb. The exhibit in the museum was sobering, and I only wish I had more time to take it all in. For… Continue Reading “Building Monuments”