Beautiful Broken World

Sunday, December 4, 2016

A homily preached by Rev. Ginger E. Gaines-Cirelli at Foundry UMC December 4, 2016, the second Sunday of Advent.


 Texts: Isaiah 11:1-10, Matthew 3:1-12 


Why do we have to feel pain?  Our physical bodies are designed to alert us when there is danger; when we touch something hot, pain causes us to protect ourselves.  Ignoring chronic physical pain allows whatever is causing the issue to get worse.  Emotional pain is less straightforw