Friday, April 03, 2009

Doin' the Do: April 3

But seek the welfare of the city where I have sent you into exile, and pray to the LORD on its behalf, for in its welfare you will find your welfare. -- from the Book of Jeremiah

How odd that, with this morning's powerful Gospel lesson from John's account of the raising of Lazarus -- "I am the resurrection and the life" -- my attention, for some reason, was drawn to this line in the Old Testament lesson.

I wonder what would happen, in this Balkanized world, if those of us who for whatever reason feel ourselves in exile, attempted to cultivate this attitude instead.

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