CRAMPING YOUR STYLE (Mark 6:1-6): 05 July 2009 (Fourteenth Sunday in Ordinary Time)

CRAMPING YOUR STYLE (Mark 6:1-6):  05 July 2009 (Fourteenth Sunday in Ordinary Time)

Today’s Readings

Dear Lord,

Do I ever do anything to cramp your style?

I suspect that’s what happens in the scene we have in the Gospel today.  You go back to your hometown and preach at the village synagogue.  Not an easy thing to do since you’re surrounded by people you’ve grown up with, people who’ve known you, people who think they can see right through you.