Welcome to Tarella Spirituality. Here you will read my musings and reflections as I try to find the God dimension in everyday issues, relationships and experiences.
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Women on the Margins
It takes a particular type of courage and self- assurance to be a contestant on a reality show such as Master Chef or Dancing with the Stars. You need to be both talented and extraverted, neither of which I am. I don’t know how talented the un-named woman who barged into Simon the Pharisee’s house carrying a very expensive pot of perfumed oil was, but she was definitely an extrovert. Read more
In the early 1960’s Charles Schulz illustrated a little book called two-by-fours. In one cartoon the Charley Brown type character says, ‘’Just when I was getting strong enough to be able to defend myself, they tell me about sharing!’’ In a way it’s a paraphrase of Jesus’ words “You must love your neighbor as yourself’’, but how absolutely disconcerting to a three year old. Read more
Love Your Neighbor is a Gospel reflection for the Thirtieth Sunday of Year A. You’ll find it on the Connexions page.