May 28, 2023

 Returning Home: Beyond Nostalgia

How might we stimulate one another to bring to today, the best of what we can from the past? On this Pentecost Sunday, Christopher Mack ponders how Mother Holy Spirit might animate our nostalgia to empower us in challenging times. [Acts 2:1-8, 12-13]


  • How might you find a sense of home in some new and unexpected development?
  • What might you do this week for the common good?
  • Where might the disempowered find empowerment in our community?


  • Book: Seasons of Our Joy: A Modern Guide to Jewish Holidays by Rabbi Arthur Waskow
  • Song: Home by Diana Ross [from The Wiz, original film soundtrack)
  • Book: An Introduction to the Old Testament: The Canon and Christian Imagination by Walter Brueggemann
  • Book: Acts of the Apostles: Wisdom Commentary by Linda M. Maloney and Ivoni Richter Reimer

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