Author: Carole Boshart

Season After Pentecost (Proper 20[25]) – The Psalm Passage: The results of living your life according to Godly & Sophia Wisdom

“Happy are those who do not follow the advice of the wicked, or take the path that sinners tread, or sit in the seat of scoffers; but their delight is in the law of the LORD, and on his law they meditate day and night.” (Psalm 1:1 – 2) It is with delight that I […]

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Season After Pentecost (Proper 20[25]) – The Gospel Passage: Rating your life with New Testament Wisdom

“They went on from there and passed through Galilee. He did not want anyone to know it; for he was teaching his disciples, saying to them, “The Son of Man is to be betrayed into human hands, and they will kill him, and three days after being killed, he will rise again. But they did […]

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Season After Pentecost (Proper 20[25]) – The Epistle Passage: Conducting your life with New Testament wisdom

“Who is wise and understanding among you?” (James 3:13a) It is a trick question, beloved reader. “Show by your good life that your works are done with gentleness born of wisdom.” (Verse 13b) I have been saying for the past week or two that Godly wisdom is not like earthly wisdom – the wisdom of […]

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Season After Pentecost (Proper 20[25]) – The Old Testament & Psalm Passages: The Lord God saves the Speakers of God’s Word

I am trying something a little bit different this time. In the past few weeks the Old Testament passage and the Psalm passage have been pretty much in-line with each other. So it occurred to me maybe I/we can consider them together rather than several days apart. When it is time for the Psalm passage […]

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Season After Pentecost (Proper 19[24]) – The Psalm Passage: The Personification of Wisdom

“For she is a reflection of eternal light, a spotless mirror of the working of God, and an image of his goodness. Although she is but one, she can do all things, and while remaining in herself, she renews all things; in every generation she passes into holy souls and makes them friends of God, […]

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