“Have You Not Heard, Grasshopper?”

Sermon on  Isaiah 40:21-31 Is the sky blue?  Is the Pope Catholic?  Why do people ask questions which they don’t expect to be answered?  Sometimes a question can underscore the point better than the statement of a fact.  For example: “How many roads must a man walk down before you call him a man?” The … Continue reading “Have You Not Heard, Grasshopper?”

Isaiah 40:21-31 “Grasshopper Eyes and Eagles Wings” Epiphany 5B

Isaiah 40:31 was one of the first scriptures I memorized in my youth. It was a great hope to feel that God could lift me up on Eagle’s wings and it still is. I love the idea of soaring above it all, being the swift and strong eagle, with a bird’s eye view of all the grasshoppers below. … Continue reading Isaiah 40:21-31 “Grasshopper Eyes and Eagles Wings” Epiphany 5B