Here is the LINK to the updated and revised Lectionary Ruminations 2.0 for Sunday, November 8, 2015, the Thirty-Second Sunday in Ordinary Time (Year B).
3:2 Boaz would be a kinsman by marriage, not blood.
3:3 Is there anything significant, or symbolic, about “the threshing floor”?
3:4 I think Ruth uncovered more than, or something else than, his feet. Could this verse be employing a euphemism?
4:13 The LORD “made” her conceive?
4:16 The grandmother nurses her grandson?
4:17 Why would the women say “a son has been born to Naomi” when it was really her grandson, born to Ruth? What is significant about this lineage?
127:2 This seems opposite of our workaholic culture
127:3 Does this verse justify pairing this Psalm with the reading from Ruth?
127:4-5 What do you make of this simile?
9:25 Does this verse have any bearing on our understanding of the Eucharist?
9:26 Since Priests do not sacrifice themselves; does this analogy break down in the final analysis?
9:26-27 Can you follow the argument in these two verses?
12:40 How were scribes devouring widow’s houses?
12:42 These are very common coins, still available from collectors. With the rate of inflations, what would be their worth today?
12:44 The widow may have demonstrated faith, but was she practicing good stewardship?