Category Archives: Deborah Beach Giordano

The Beggar at the Beautiful Gate

  Deborah Beach Giordano © April 16, 2018 The Beggar’s Story It was evening; I was climbing up a steep hillside toward a city; the lights were shining bright, creating a halo above it in the heavens. Occasionally I stumbled, … Continue reading

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Silence

Deborah Beach Giordano © April 9, 2018 Mark 16:1-8 ~ told by Deborah After the sabbath, Mary Magdalene, Mary the mother of James, and Salome bought spices, in order to anoint him. Very early on the first day of the week, … Continue reading

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The Anointing

  Deborah Beach Giordano © March 28, 2018 Mark 14:1-11 ~ told by Deborah It was two days before Passover and the religious authorities were continuing their efforts to get rid of Jesus permanently — but they agreed: “Not during the … Continue reading

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A Glorious Event?

Deborah Beach Giordano © March 19, 2018 John 12:20-33 ~ told by Deborah It was Passover, and people who had come to Jerusalem from Greece met with Philip and asked, “Please, sir, we’d like to meet Jesus.” Philip went to Andrew … Continue reading

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In the Silence

In the Silence Holy God, I’m feeling very lonely. You seem so far away; distant, like a stranger hurrying past, looking at his phone, unseeing, uncaring, as I sit, weeping endless tears. Night and day I call, but the only … Continue reading

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Knowing Good and Evil

Deborah Beach Giordano © February 18, 2018 Genesis 2:15-17; 3:1-7 ~ told by Deborah God put the man in the garden of Eden to cultivate it and maintain it. And God said, “You can eat as much as you want of … Continue reading

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The Magnificent Yes/es

  Deborah Beach Giordano © December 18, 2017 Isaiah 61:1-11 ~ interpreted by Deborah, imagined as Mary might have heard it “The Holy Spirit has seized me, claimed me, captivated me, anointed me, and sent me forth. I bring you tidings … Continue reading

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