How long, Oh Lord?


Some days that is all there is to do. By the end of the day yesterday, all I could do was lament.

Lamentation means “the passionate expression of grief or sorrow; weeping.”

It’s also a book of the Bible — “a book of the Bible telling of the desolation of Judah after the fall of Jerusalem in 586 BC.”

I took both of these descriptions from Google.

Over the course of the day I heard many things that made me lament. I heard about a study of people who struggle economically — making up a…



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Pastor Matthew Best

My name is Matthew Best. I’m an ELCA (Lutheran) pastor who attempts to translate church and churchy stuff into everyday language.