Tumbling in the Sand
The texts for Sunday, December 4, 2011: Isaiah 40:1–11; Psalm 85:1–2, 8–13; 2 Peter 3:8–15a; and Mark 1:1–8
As a person who has, in all honesty,
stood by the microwave
and pleaded with it to hurry up—
I am probably not the one to speak with the wise
experienced words of a patient waiter.
Waiting is not my idea of a good time.
And so when in our second reading we hear
the author of 2 Peter write “We wait for new heavens and a new earth.”
I get anxious.
Come on, I can’t even wait for my soup to reheat! …
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