Our readings direct our attention to the question of our legacy, what we receive from the past and pass on to future generations. In today’s reading from the Hebrew Scriptures, at the end of his life Moses goes to the top of Mount Pisgah to glimpse the future. He has been withal a faithful servant leader to a difficult, willful people — not perfect, but he has pleased God. What he has received from God over a lifetime he has imparted with great integrity to the people. As his spirit departs the earth, the text even has our anthropomorphic God buries Moses. The Psalmist todayRead More →