Imagine a time when your world was completely turned upside down. A time when, one moment, things were going well, and then the next, it seemed like your world was falling apart. Or, maybe you’ve had an experience when great blessing came out of pain. We’ve all had moments in our lives when we were completely taken by surprise, when we knew without a doubt that as a result of some event,… Read More

Gospel Reading: Luke 6:20-31 (NRSV) 20 Then he looked up at his disciples and said: “Blessed are you who are poor,     for yours is the kingdom of God. 21 “Blessed are you who are hungry now,     for you will be filled. “Blessed are you who weep now,     for you will laugh. 22 “Blessed are you when people hate you, and when they exclude you, revile you, and defame you on account of the Son of Man…. Read More